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Wilderness First Aid Emergency Care for Remote Locations (3rd Edition)

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Howard Backer, Warren Bowman
369 pages

When you are faced with an injury or sudden illness in a remote location, it is essential to know what to look for and what to do. Wilderness First Aid: Emergency Care for Remote Locations, Third Edition is your comprehensive guide. This indispensable book provides information on how to handle common injuries and illnesses when medical care is an hour or more away. Easy to follow, Wilderness First Aid: Emergency Care for Remote Locations directs you through the most appropriate types of care, including: Coverage of the latest CPR and ECC Guidelines, current information on injuries and illnesses, flowcharts, decision tables, caution boxes highlighting what not to do when treating illness or injury, and featuring over 100 full-color photographs and illustrations to help prepare you for actual emergencies. This text is the official collaboration between the Wilderness Medical Society, the largest membership society in the world devoted to wilderness medical issues, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.