The Outward Bound Wilderness First-aid Handbook

The Outward Bound Wilderness First-aid Handbook

Book - 2013 | Fourth edition, revised and updated.
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It is critical for backcountry travelers to have the ability to handle dangerous situations when they occur. This includes a logical, commonsense approach to injury and illness that takes into account the unique aspects of the wilderness setting. This comprehensive reference book, based on the Wilderness Medical Associates curriculum, clearly explains essential diagnostics and first aid procedures necessary for wilderness injuries, including general principles in wilderness medici≠ basic life support; medical supplies; wilderness travel; and the newest first aid methods for outdoor situations. It is an essential reference for anyone headed into the great outdoors.
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Falcon Guides, [2013]
Edition: Fourth edition, revised and updated.
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9780762778584
Branch Call Number: 616.0252 ISA
Characteristics: xvi, 239 pages :,color illustrations ;,22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Outward Bound, Inc
Alternative Title: Wilderness first-aid handbook


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