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Time is the essential element distinguishing first aid from extended care. When the doctor is far away--an hour or more according to the Wilderness Medical Society--the principles of first aid are often unequal to the task of managing the injured and the ill. This book provides principles for dealing with many serious emergencies and a few common problems. It is intended to be a reminder about what to do for those who have training and a stimulus to learn for those who are untrained.

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This book provides principles for dealing with many serious emergencies, and a few common problems, when a doctor is more than an hour away.

Synopsis:

Small enough to take in the field, this pocket-sized survival essential will benefit everyone in a wilderness setting. With information on treating shock victims, abdominal pain, sprains, fractures, dislocations and much more, this is an inexpensive way to save someone's life!

About the Author

Buck Tilton is executive director of the Wilderness Medicine Institute, Inc., and author of six wilderness medicine books. He lives in Pitkin, Colorado.

Table of Contents

(1) Introduction (2) Action Checklist (3) First on the Scene (4) Shock (5) Spine Injuries (6) Head Injuries (7) Chest Injuries (8) Abdominal Injuries (9) Wound Management (10) Burn (11) Musculoskeletal Injuries (12) Hypothermia (13) Frostbite (14) Heat Illness (15) Lightning Injuries (16) Drowning (17) Bites & Stings (18) Altitude Illness (19) Medical Emergencies (20) Gender Specific Problems (21) Common Simple Problems (22) First Aid for Children (23) Advice to International Travelers (24) Non-Prescription Drugs (25) Prescription Drugs

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762743575
Author:
Tilton, Buck
Publisher:
Falcon Press Publishing
Subject:
First Aid
Subject:
Allied Health Services - Emergency Medical Services
Subject:
Outdoor Skills
Subject:
Wilderness survival
Subject:
First aid in illness and injury
Subject:
Health and Medicine-First Aid
Edition Number:
5
Edition Description:
Fifth
Series:
Falcon Guide
Publication Date:
20070531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
21 bandw illustrations, index
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
5.38 x 4 in

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Small enough to take in the field, this pocket-sized survival essential will benefit everyone in a wilderness setting. With information on treating shock victims, abdominal pain, sprains, fractures, dislocations and much more, this is an inexpensive way to save someone's life!
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