Mountaineering First Aid: A Guide to Accident Response and First Aid Care (Google eBook)

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The Mountaineers Books, 2004 - Health & Fitness - 169 pages
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The classic text on mountaineering first aid has been updated to include the latest treatment protocols for backcountry injuries. *Revised to meet the current standards of first aid care by the American Red Cross and the Wilderness Medical Society *Updated figures and drawings that illustrate essential first aid skills *New quick-reference boxes that summarize recognition and treatment of many first-aid problems. This completely revised and updated 5th edition gives you all the latest information on assessing and treating conditions you may encounter in the wild, from serious injuries such as dislocations and fractures to unexpected major illness to weather-related problems. With quick-reference checklists of symptoms and procedures, recommendations on first aid kits and equipment, and more, Mountaineering First Aid will prepare you for anything in the backcountry.
  

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Review: Mountaineering First Aid: A Guide to Accident Response and First Aid Care (Mountaineers Outdoor Basics)

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A good addition to anyone's first aid knowledge. Read full review

Review: Mountaineering First Aid: A Guide to Accident Response and First Aid Care (Mountaineers Outdoor Basics)

User Review  - Christine - Goodreads

Good guide for first aid techniques in the wilderness, when help is miles away, and injuries are specific to climbing accidents. Developed by The Mountaineers together with the Seattle-King County Chapter of the American Red Cross. Read full review

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Page 16 - FIRST AID? First aid is the immediate care given to a person who has been injured or has been suddenly taken ill.
Page 10 - Readers should also be aware that the information and first aid skills provided in this book are intended for use in the contexts described. The authors and publisher disclaim any liability for injuries that may result from the use of this information, correct or otherwise.

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About the author (2004)

A faculty member in Medical Education at the University of Washington, Jan Carline has been affiliated with the Mountaineering Oriented First Aid Program (MOFA) for over 15 years. Martha J. Lentz, Ph.D., R.N., is a faculty member of the University of Washington School of Nursing, and has been active in the MOFA program for over 20 years. Steven MacDonald, Ph.D, is an epidemiologist in the National Center for Environmental Health at the Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and has taught the MOFA course.

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