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Outward Bound wilderness first-aid handbook, rev. ed.

9780762745135

Outward Bound wilderness first-aid handbook, rev. ed.

Isaac, Jeff.

FalconGuide

2008

241 pages

$15.95

Paperback

RC88

Written by a Wilderness Medical Associates instructor, this practical guide begins with the general principles of wilderness medicine and basic life support for treating life-threatening injuries. Later chapters detail appropriate responses to injuries involving the bones and soft tissue, toxins and allergies, hypothermia, lightning, altitude illness, and common medical problems. The final chapters discuss medicine and medical supplies, wilderness rescue, evacuation, and helicopter safety. FalconGuide is an imprint of Globe Pequot Press.

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