The Comprehensive Guide to Wilderness First Aid
The Comprehensive Guide to Wilderness First Aid provides both basic and in-depth information on how to recognize, treat, and manage common injuries and illnesses when professional emergency medical care is an hour away or more. This comprehensive guide will teach you what to look for, what to do in the event of an emergency, and direct you to the most appropriate type of care. This book is great for anyone who works, travels or plays in the great outdoors, and is highly recommended for Scouts, adult leaders, Search & Rescue professionals, outdoor educators, adventure guides and even weekend warriors.
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An Introduction to Wilderness Medicine
The Patient Assessment System
Traumatic Brain Injuries
North American Snake Bites
Drowning and Water Emergencies
B Abbreviations and Acronyms
Poisoning and Toxins
abdominal acetaminophen activated charcoal administer Aider airway allergic reaction aspirin backcountry bacteria bear become bite bleeding blisters blood body body’s burns C-Spine cause chest pain cold common damage dehydration diphenhydramine dislocation drink electrolytes epinephrine Epipen feet fever fluids fracture gauze head headache heart heat high altitude hiking hydrated hyperglycemia hypothermia Ibuprofen illness Image infection inhalation keep KIDDING Level of Responsiveness lightning Loperamide lungs Lyme disease medications minutes muscle Nalgene NSAIDs occur Oral Rehydration Salts outdoor oxygen person poisons possible recommended remember rescue rescuers respiratory risk severe shock SIGNS & SYMPTOMS signs and symptoms skin snake snakebite SOAP note spinal injury spine splint sting stop sugar swelling temperature there’s things tick tissue tourniquet toxins trail Traumatic Brain Injury treat treatment trouble breathing types typically venom vital signs vomiting wilderness first aid wilderness medicine wilderness setting wound wrap