With Dr. William Forgey's comprehensive Wilderness Medicine: Beyond First Aid in hand, you'll be able to recognize, assess, and treat many kinds of medical emergencies. This fully revised and updated, illustrated text is essential reading for anyone from trip leaders, guides, and search and rescue groups to EMTs, paramedics, and physicians who must provide immediate care when access to a medical facility is difficult or impossible. Learn how to survey, assess, and stabilize the victim and the medical situation, what questions to ask to gain necessary vital information, how to manage physical symptoms as well as care for wounds and orthopedic injuries and much more.
- Author: William W. Forgey, M.D.
|Date Published||November 6, 2012
|Dimensions||8.9 x 6 x 0.8 in