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Basic Illustrated Wilderness First Aid (Basic Illustrated)

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Publisher Comments:

Richly illustrated and information-packed tools for the novice or handy reference for the veteran, BASIC ILLUSTRATED books distill years of knowledge into affordable and visual guides. Whether you're planning a trip or thumbing for facts in the field, the BASIC ILLUSTRATED series shows you what you need to know.

Discover how to:

  • Assemble an outdoor first-aid kit of essential items

  • Soothe bites and stings

  • Deal with hot and cold injuries

  • Wrap sprains, fractures, and dislocated joints

  • Handle backcountry emergencies until professional medical help arrives

Synopsis:

An information-packed tool for the novice or handy reference for the veteran. Distills years of knowledge in an affordable and portable book.
 
Discover how to apply first aid to a variety of wounds, treat abdominal pains and discomforts, soothe bites and stings, deal with heat and cold injuries, and wrap sprains, fractures and dislocated joints. In addition, you'll find a information on elementary CPR as well as lists of essential items for an outdoor first aid kit.

About the Author

The author of numerous outdoor guides, William "Doc" Forgey practices family medicine in Indiana, lectures on high-risk recreation medical care, leads summer and winter expeditions into northern Canada, and consults for outdoor programs, camps, and expeditions. A former scoutmaster, Medical Explorer advisor, and High Adventure Explorer Post advisor, he serves on the National Health and Safety Committee of the Boy Scouts of America. In 2005 a subcamp was named for him at the National Boy Scouts Jamboree. He is a past president of the Wilderness Medical Society and a Fellow of the Explorers Club.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762747641
Publisher:
Falcon Press Publishing
Subject:
General Nature
Illustrator:
Levin, Lon
Author:
Forgey, William
Author:
Forgey, M.D., William W.
Author:
Levin, Lon
Author:
William W. Forgey, M.D.
Author:
Forgey, William W.
Subject:
General
Subject:
First Aid
Subject:
Outdoor Skills
Subject:
Travel
Subject:
First aid in illness and injury
Subject:
Recreation
Subject:
Wounds and injuries -- Therapy.
Subject:
Health and Medicine-First Aid
Edition Description:
First
Series:
Basic Essentials Series
Publication Date:
20080331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
color photos and illustrations throughou
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

Related Subjects

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An information-packed tool for the novice or handy reference for the veteran. Distills years of knowledge in an affordable and portable book.
 
Discover how to apply first aid to a variety of wounds, treat abdominal pains and discomforts, soothe bites and stings, deal with heat and cold injuries, and wrap sprains, fractures and dislocated joints. In addition, you'll find a information on elementary CPR as well as lists of essential items for an outdoor first aid kit.

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