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Backcountry First Aid and Extended Care

Backcountry First Aid and Extended Care

by Buck Tilton

Paperback(Fifth Edition)

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Small enough to take in the field, this pocket-sized survival essential will benefit everyone in a wilderness setting. With information on treating shock victims, abdominal pain, sprains, fractures, dislocations and much more, this is an inexpensive way to save someone's life!

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762743575
Publisher: Falcon Guides
Publication date: 05/01/2007
Series: A Falcon Guide Series
Edition description: Fifth Edition
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 4.00(w) x 5.38(h) x (d)

About the Author

Buck Tilton, MS, WEMT, has more than thirty years of experience in first aid and extended care. Known and respected worldwide, he has spent most of his adult life instructing outdoor enthusiasts in wilderness medicine. He is cofounder of the Wilderness Medicine Institute of the National Outdoor Leadership School in Lander, Wyoming. He has written more than 1,000 magazine articles and authored or coauthored twenty-four books, including Wilderness First Responder, Medicine for the Backcountry, and Basic Essentials Rescue from the Backcountry. In addition to his many writing and teaching responsibilities, Tilton serves as a medical consultant to Wisconsin Pharmacal Company in Jackson, Wisconsin. He lives in Lander with his wife, Kat, his son, Zachary, and his daughter, BaoXin Cheyenne.

Table of Contents

(1) Introduction (2) Action Checklist (3) First on the Scene (4) Shock (5) Spine Injuries (6) Head Injuries (7) Chest Injuries (8) Abdominal Injuries (9) Wound Management (10) Burn (11) Musculoskeletal Injuries (12) Hypothermia (13) Frostbite (14) Heat Illness (15) Lightning Injuries (16) Drowning (17) Bites & Stings (18) Altitude Illness (19) Medical Emergencies (20) Gender Specific Problems (21) Common Simple Problems (22) First Aid for Children (23) Advice to International Travelers (24) Non-Prescription Drugs (25) Prescription Drugs

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