Backcountry First Aid and Extended Care

Backcountry First Aid and Extended Care

by Buck Tilton
     
 

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Authored by Buck Tilton of the National Outdoor Leadership School, this pocket-size manual presents concise, illustrated instructions for handling first aid emergencies ranging from sprains and dislocations to ticks and lightning. The book includes a brief glossary of useful over-the-counter medications. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR See more details below

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Authored by Buck Tilton of the National Outdoor Leadership School, this pocket-size manual presents concise, illustrated instructions for handling first aid emergencies ranging from sprains and dislocations to ticks and lightning. The book includes a brief glossary of useful over-the-counter medications. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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"Small enough to take in the field, this pocket-sized survival essential will benefit everyone in a wilderness setting.... An inexpensive way to save someone's life." —South Florida Adventures

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780934802994
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/28/1994
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
4.07(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.25(d)

Meet 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.

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