Globe Pequot Press: Wilderness First Responder

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Description

Buck Tilton's Wilderness First Responder is a comprehensive text for the recognition, treatment, and prevention of backcountry emergencies, written by wilderness expert Buck Tilton with more than a dozen medical professionals. Thoroughly updated and revised, this teaching manual for the National Outdoor Leadership School’s Wilderness First Responder course represents more than a century and a half of combined experience in wilderness medicine, rescue, and education. It is essential reading for wilderness educators, trip leaders, guides, search and rescue groups, and anyone who works or plays far from definitive medical care.

Features

  • Learn how to assess and treat:
  • Airway obstructions
  • Cardiac arrest
  • External and internal bleeding
  • Shock
  • Spine injuries
  • Head injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Abdominal injuries
  • Fractures and dislocations
  • Athletic injuries
  • Soft-tissue injuries
  • Cold- or heat-induced injuries
  • Altitude sickness
  • Insect bites and stings
  • Diabetic emergencies
  • Poisoning emergencies
  • Allergic reactions and anaphylaxis

Specifications

Paperback:320 pages
ISBN:978-0762754564
Edition:3rd
Date Published:March 2, 2010
Dimensions:8.2 x 0.9 x 11 in
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