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


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

Isaac, Jeff.



241 pages




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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