Backcountry First Aid And Extended Care

Author: Buck Tilton
Publisher: Falcon Guides
ISBN: 9780762743575
Size: 71.54 MB
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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!

Wilderness First Responder

Author: Buck Tilton
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762762624
Size: 10.23 MB
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The first teaching manual ever for the "Wilderness First Responder" course, this title represents the cutting edge in medical training for wilderness rescue and self care. The schools affiliated with Tilton's program include the Wilderness Medicine Institute, a subsidiary of NOLS, and SOLO.

Wilderness First Aid

Author: Paul G. Gill
Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
ISBN: 9780071379625
Size: 42.33 MB
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New in the Ragged Mountain Press Pocket GuidesA practical, packable source of clear, reassuring first aid advice, Wilderness First Aid is the only such guide written by a board-certified emergency medicine specialist.Wilderness First Aid presents 125 outdoor medical emergencies and succinct, step-by-step treatment advice. Arranged by symptom for easy access, treatments cover everything from blisters to broken bones, heat stroke to hypothermia, snake bites to poison ivy. Direct and to the point, Wilderness First Aid's spread-by-spread design gets readers where they need to be quickly­­making calm, informed treatment decisions.

Medicine For The Outdoors

Author: Paul S. Auerbach
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323340970
Size: 67.67 MB
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Since 1986, Medicine for the Outdoors has been hailed as the definitive take-along manual on the subject. Packed with step-by-step instructions and how-to explanations, this updated edition tells you the best way to respond to just about any medical problem. Logically organized, simple-to-understand enhanced illustrations and an increased focus on new topics mean this medical reference book may literally save your life. Whether you’re venturing into mountains, deserts, forests, or out to sea, it belongs in your pack! Examine the most diverse and comprehensive coverage of medical conditions related to the outdoors. Be guided through logical and complete explanations of every topic. Enhance your understanding with descriptive material including numerous drawings and instructions. Research recommendations for injury and illness prevention. Locate answers quickly with a helpful comprehensive index. Clearly visualize how to perform specific treatments, such as the use of a SAM® splint, with an increased number of helpful illustrations. Stay abreast of the latest in emergency medicine care, including new antibiotics, medicines, products to control bleeding, and today's most common infectious disease threats. Enhance your understanding of Lyme disease; water disinfection; emerging diseases (including West Nile Virus); and how to seek safety and act during natural disasters. Take advantage of Dr. Auerbach’s expert guidance with revised recommendations on high-altitude problems, drowning, airways management, toxic plants, and snake bites. Access new appendices covering AIDS/HIV transmission, expanded treatment instructions, global conflict guidelines (including terrorism), and canine medicine. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader.

How To Die In The Outdoors

Author: Buck Tilton
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493027840
Size: 55.48 MB
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The Book That Makes Dying by Heart Attack Seem Downright Boring Simply by living a normal life, you have an excellent chance of becoming yet another statistic on the list of leading causes of death. But Buck Tilton prefers to ponder the alternatives. In How to Die in the Outdoors, he presents 150 more interesting and unique ways to perish, from snake bite, elephant foot, rhino horn, and more! With witty prose, Tilton describes not only the details of how you can die—some intriguingly gory, yet all based on facts—but also ways to avoid death should a life-threatening situation arise before you’re ready to leave this world for whatever afterlife there may be.

Wilderness Medicine

Author: M. W. D. Forgey
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493027190
Size: 14.78 MB
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Now fully revised and updated, Wilderness Medicine: Beyond First Aid is essential reading for any trail user, from trip leaders and guides to EMTs and paramedics. You’ll learn vital skills, such as: How to survey, assess, and stabilize the victim and the medical situation How to manage physical symptoms What questions to ask to gain necessary vital information How to care for woundsand orthopedic injuries, and much more Packed with useful information, Wilderness Medicine is the ultimate resource for anyone faced with providing immediate care when access to a medical facility is difficult or impossible.

Field Guide To Wilderness Medicine

Author: Paul S. Auerbach
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323169562
Size: 37.32 MB
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Field Guide to Wilderness Medicine - based on Dr. Auerbach’s critically acclaimed text Wilderness Medicine - offers fast-access solutions to all of the medical situations that can occur in non-traditional settings. From backpack to kayak, or on any mobile device, this indispensable, compact survival guide is detailed enough to cover the clinical presentation and treatment of a full range of wilderness emergencies! Meet a full-range of emergency situations with the utmost effectiveness. Appendices address everything from environment-specific situations to lists of essential supplies, medicines, and many additional topics of care. Compare what you are seeing with line drawings and color plates to quickly and accurately identify skin manifestations, plants, poisonous mushrooms, snakes, spiders, insects, etc. Rapidly retrieve and comprehend wilderness survival information with the aid of an easily accessible format featuring "Signs and Symptoms" and "Treatment" sections in most chapters - combined with bulleted lists and text boxes. Improvise with available materials so you can diagnose and treat a myriad of medical situations with step-by-step how-to explanations and the latest practical advice from wilderness medicine experts. Get guidance on the go with online access to the fully searchable text at Expert Consult, plus bonus downloadable files for Survival Kits. Get the wilderness medicine skills you need now with new chapters on foot problems and care, global humanitarian relief and disaster medicine, Leave No Trace principles, and high-altitude medicine, as well as lists to prepare a variety of survival kits for different settings and patient populations. Improve your competency and readiness with thoroughly revised chapters on shock, maxillofacial trauma, malaria, improvised litters and carries, aeromedical transport, pain management, life-threatening emergencies, and allergic reactions.

Nols Wilderness Medicine

Author: Tod Schimelpfenig
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811744566
Size: 57.10 MB
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Make informed decisions about medical treatment and urgency of transport. Essential items and suggestions for packing a standard first aid kit. Two new chapters on common non-urgent medical problems and legal issues.

Wilderness 911

Author: Eric A. Weiss
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 9780898865974
Size: 71.12 MB
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Wilderness 911 takes all back country travelers from the basics of first aid to more advanced wilderness medicine with straightforward, step-by-step instructions. Readers will learn how to improvise with such items as dental floss, duct tape, honey, and plastic wrap. 6 photos, 80 illustrations.