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Description of Mountaineers Books Mountaineering First Aid A Guide to Accident Response and First Aid Care, 5th EditionThis completely revised and updated fifth edition gives you all the latest information on assessing and treating conditions you may encounter in the wild, from serious injuries such as dislocations and fractures to unexpected major illness to weather-related problems. With quick-reference checklists of symptoms and procedures, recommendations on first aid kits and equipment, and more, Mountaineering First Aid will prepare you for anything in the backcountry.A faculty member in Medical Education at the University of Washington, Jan Carline has been affiliated with the Mountaineering Oriented First Aid Program MOFA for over 15 years. Martha J. Lentz, Ph.D., R.N., is a faculty member of the University of Washington School of Nursing, and has been active in the MOFA program for over 20 years. Steven MacDonald, Ph.D, is an epidemiologist in the National Center for Environmental Health at the Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and has taught the MOFA course.Part of the The Mountaineers Outdoor Basics series Created for beginning-to-intermediate enthusiasts, this series includes everything anyone would need to know about staying safe and having fun in the backcountry.FeaturesWritten by Jan Carline, Ph.D, Steve MacDonald, M.P.H., Ph.D. Martha Lentz, R.N., Ph.D. Publisher The Mountaineers Books Publication date 7202004PaperbackRevised to meet the current standards of first aid care by the American Red Cross and the Wilderness Medical SocietyUpdated figures and drawings that illustrate essential first aid skillsNew quick-reference boxes that summarize recognition and treatment of many first-aid problems176 Pages
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This completely revised and updated fifth edition gives you all the latest information on assessing and treating conditions you may encounter in the wild, from serious injuries such as dislocations and fractures to unexpected major illness to weather-related problems.
This is the classic text on mountaineering first aid--updated to include the latest treatment for backcountry injuries.
CLOSEOUTS . Mountaineering First Aid: A Guide to Accident Response and First Aid Care from The Mountaineers Books provides readers with all the latest information on assessing and treating conditions hikers, climbers and outdoor enthusiasts may encounter in the wild -- from minor cuts and bruises to serious injuries and illnesses. Authored by medical professionals intimately connected with the Mountaineering Oriented First Aid (MOFA) course Meets current standards of the American Red Cross and the Wilderness Medical Society Includes quick reference checklists of symptoms and procedures Offers recommendations on first aid kits and equipment Contains new material on prevention of infection, splinting and high-altitude problems Includes handy first aid report form Paperback Dimensions (HxWxD): 8-1_4x5-1_4x1_2" Author: Jan D. Carline, Martha J. Lentz and Steven C. MacDonald Publisher: The Mountaineers Books Pages: 169 Made in Canada Available Colors: SEE PHOTO.
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