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Hikers' and Backpackers' Guide for Treating Medical Emergenciesby Patrick Brighton
Synopses & Reviews
Covering everything from head trauma to poison ivy, Emergency Medical Procedures for Hikers and Backpackers presents information that will enable trekkers to recognize and treat whatever illness or injury they may encounter on the trail. Whether day hiking or backpacking, the guide is an essential tool for the trail.
Emergency Medical Procedures for Hikers and Backpackers is the only comprehensive emergency medical guide designed for hikers. Whether day hiking or backpacking, Emergency Medical Procedures for Hikers and Backpackers enables readers to prevent illness and injury, recognize illness and injury when it occurs, remain calm, and implement appropriate treatment when needed.
From treatment for a sprained ankle to CPR, Hikers' and Backpackers' Guide to Treating Medical Emergencies is a manual that is easy to use when faced with a medical emergency. The book prepares hikers to prevent illness and injury; recognize illness and injury when it occurs; and remain calm and implement appropriate treatment when needed. With a refreshing splash of humor, this series is as informative as it is entertaining.
About the Author
With wife, Kimberley, Patrick Brighton is active in many outdoor activities including mountain biking, ice/rock climbing, and kayaking. He works part-time as a general surgeon and full time building his house out of old tires. He resides in Ridgway, Colorado.
Table of Contents
(1) Eyes, Ears, Nose, Mouth (2) Gastrointestinal Disorders (3) Backcountry Evacuation (4) Animal/Insect Bites (5) Open Wounds/Lacerations (6) Fractures/Dislocations (7) CPR (8) Extreme Temperature Exposure (9) Miscellaneous
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