Now fully revised and updated, Wilderness Medicine: Beyond First Aid is essential reading for any trail user, from trip leaders and guides to EMTs and paramedics. Packed with useful information, Wilderness Medicine is the ultimate resource for anyone faced with providing immediate care when access to a medical facility is difficult or impossible.
- How to survey, assess, and stabilize the victim and the medical situation
- How to manage physical symptoms
- What questions to ask to gain necessary vital information
- How to care for wounds and orthopedic injuries, and much more