Falcon Guides Wilderness First Responder

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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 Schools 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.

- Summit Hut

Wilderness First Responder is a comprehensive text for the recognition, treatment, and prevention of wilderness emergencies. It's essential reading for wilderness educators, trip leaders, guides, search and rescue groups, and anyone who works or plays far from definitive medical care. This invaluable resource includes expert, step-by-step instructions, clear illustrations, and "Signs and Symptoms" sidebars designed to help you provide immediate care in the wilderness - whenever you are more than an hour away from an ambulance or a hospital. You'll learn how to conduct a patient assessment, improvise when ideal materials are not handy, and decide whether or not to evacuate a patient.Learn how to assess and treat the following: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,Diabetic emergencies, Poisoning emergencies, Allergic reactions and anaphylaxis,Cold- or heat-induced injuries, Altitude sickness, Insect bites and stingsand much, much moreBinding - PaperAuthor - Buck TiltonPages - 320Publisher - FalconYear - 2004 2nd editionISBN - 9780762728105

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