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A Field Guide to Ticks: Prevention and Treatment of Lyme Disease and Other Ailments Caused by Ticks, Scorpions, Spiders, and Mites

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TICK AWARE: Prevent and Treat Lyme Disease and Ailments Caused by Ticks, Scorpions, Spiders, and Mites                                                                      (Falcon)

 

Susan Carol Hauser

 

 

The touchstone handbook for treating and preventing ailments from insidious bites

 

 

This illustrated guide shows you how to identify ticks, spiders, mites, and their bite marks on human skin as well as on house pets; offers proven advice on how to prevent getting bitten; and explains what to do if you have been bitten.  Deer ticks, black widow spiders, brown recluse spiders, scorpions, chiggers, and other poisonous arachnids can cause numerous ailments, including Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and the early detection and treatment of bites can prevent permanent damage.  This book will appeal to parents, gardeners, pet owners, campers, hikers, and hunters across the country, all of whom are vulnerable to ticks and other infectious biting insects.

 

Susan Carol Hauser is the author of a dozen books.  She is a writing instructor at Bemidji State University in Minnesota and a frequent contributor to National Public Radio. 

 

Synopsis:

The complete handbook for preventing and treating ailments from dangerous bites

This clearly written and illustrated guide provides all the information you need to know about deer ticks, black widow spiders, brown recluse spiders, scorpions, chiggers, and other poisonous arachnids that can cause numerous ailments, including Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. The early detection and treatment of bites can prevent permanent damage to you, your family, and your pets. Updated with the most recent medical information on Lyme disease, this is the essential handbook for parents, gardeners, pet owners, campers, hikers, hunters, and anyone else who is vulnerable to ticks and other biting insects.

 
Inside youll find:

• How to identify the ticks, scorpions, spiders, and mites in your area

• The warning signs of Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and other

   ailments and how to treat them

• Ways to prevent contact with these outdoor pests and how to avoid getting

   bitten

• The myths about ticks and poisonous spiders

Synopsis:

A complete handbook for the prevention and treatment of Lyme disease and other ailments caused by ticks, scorpions, spiders, and mites.

About the Author

SUSAN CAROL HAUSER is the award-winning author of numerous. A commentator on National Public Radio, she teaches writing at Bemidji State University in Northern Minnesota.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762747405
Author:
Hauser, Susan Carol
Publisher:
Falcon Press Publishing
Subject:
Insects & Spiders
Subject:
General
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Lyme disease
Subject:
Health Care Delivery
Subject:
Tick-borne diseases -- United States.
Subject:
Ticks as carriers of disease -- United States.
Subject:
Animals - Insects & Spiders
Subject:
Nature Studies-General
Subject:
Animals
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Falcon Guide
Publication Date:
20080331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
illustrations
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7 x 4.25 in

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Illnesses
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » General
Sports and Outdoors » Outdoors » General

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The complete handbook for preventing and treating ailments from dangerous bites

This clearly written and illustrated guide provides all the information you need to know about deer ticks, black widow spiders, brown recluse spiders, scorpions, chiggers, and other poisonous arachnids that can cause numerous ailments, including Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. The early detection and treatment of bites can prevent permanent damage to you, your family, and your pets. Updated with the most recent medical information on Lyme disease, this is the essential handbook for parents, gardeners, pet owners, campers, hikers, hunters, and anyone else who is vulnerable to ticks and other biting insects.

 
Inside youll find:

• How to identify the ticks, scorpions, spiders, and mites in your area

• The warning signs of Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and other

   ailments and how to treat them

• Ways to prevent contact with these outdoor pests and how to avoid getting

   bitten

• The myths about ticks and poisonous spiders

"Synopsis" by ,
A complete handbook for the prevention and treatment of Lyme disease and other ailments caused by ticks, scorpions, spiders, and mites.

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