Wilderness Medicine E-Book: Expert Consult Premium Edition - Enhanced Online Features
Quickly and decisively manage any medical emergency you encounter in the great outdoors with Wilderness Medicine! World-renowned authority and author, Dr. Paul Auerbach, and a team of experts offer proven, practical, visual guidance for effectively diagnosing and treating the full range of emergencies and health problems encountered in situations where time and resources are scarce. Every day, more and more people are venturing into the wilderness and extreme environments, or are victims of horrific natural disasters...and many are unprepared for the dangers and aftermath that come with these episodes. Whether these victims are stranded on mountaintops, lost in the desert, injured on a remote bike path, or ill far out at sea, this indispensable resource--now with online access at www.expertconsult.com for greater accessibility and portability-- equips rescuers and health care professionals to effectively address and prevent injury and illness in the wilderness! This textbook is widely referred to as "The Bible of Wilderness Medicine."
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Very biased pro-tiger book (which is quite unprofessional) that gives no evidence for its claim that lions are "not as feared as tigers" when the various eye witness accounts of zookeepers, wildlife experts, and hunters that wrote of the lion's fearsome reputation would beg to differ.
2 Cold and Heat
3 Burns Fire and Radiation
4 Injuries and Medical Interventions
5 Rescue and Survival
6 Animals Insects and Zoonoses
8 Food and Water
9 Marine Medicine
10 Travel Environmental Hazards and Disasters
11 Equipment and Special Knowledge
12 Special Populations and Considerations
13 The Wilderness
Appendix Drug Stability in the Wilderness