Medicine for the Outdoors: The Essential Guide to First Aid and Medical Emergencies
Named a top 10 medical title in 2009 by the Wall Street Journal.
Since 1986, Medicine for the Outdoors has been hailed as the definitive take-along manual on the subject. Packed with step-by-step instructions, how-to explanations, and practical approaches to outdoor and wilderness emergencies, it tells you the best ways to respond to just about any medical problem when help is miles or days away. Author Paul S. Auerbach, MD, MS, FACEP, FAWM, is recognized as one of the world's leading authorities on wilderness medicine. This 5th edition features major updates to bring you the latest on emerging infectious diseases...the most current drug and dosage information...an increased emphasis on making do with the materials at hand...and much more. Logically organized, easy to reference, and simple to understand, Medicine for the Outdoors may literally save your life. When you're venturing into mountains, deserts, forests, jungles, or out to sea, it belongs in your duffel or backpack!
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Auerbach, former editor of Journal of Wilderness Medicine and author of several outdoor medicine books, has updated his classic text, first published in 1986, with instructions for handling almost any ... Read full review
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This covers most wilderness medical emergencies, from altitude sickness to nitrogen narcosis. It offers sections on first aid for life-threatening problems, minor emergencies, and environmentally ... Read full review
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