Wilderness First Aid

Wilderness First Aid

Emergency Care for Remote Locations

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Designed for those who work or travel in remote locations, this comprehensive guide will teach you what to look for and what to do in the event of an emergency, and direct you to the most appropriate type of care. Completely revised, the Third Edition contains updated information on first aid training and complies with current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and emergency cardiovascular care (ECC) guidelines.

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The third edition of this wilderness first aid manual has been expanded to include the latest CPR and ECC guidelines, updated information on injuries and illnesses and the inclusion of flow charts that offer the reader a logical and easy-to-understand protocol for emergency treatment. Written by seven physicians and presented through a collaboration between the Wilderness Medical Society and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, this book includes plenty of photographs and illustrations that will help campers and hikers to prepare and deal with medical emergencies of all types. This book also provides practical advice on wilderness survival techniques, and how to find water, food, shelter and warmth if stranded. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2008
Edition: 3rd ed
ISBN: 9780763751456
0763751456
Characteristics: xi, 369 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm

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