Ditch Medicine: Advanced Field Procedures For Emergencies [NOOK Book]

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Whether it's a war zone or a civil disaster area, traumatic injuries often occur in remote, unsanitary locations. This book teaches advanced field procedures for small wound repair, care of the infected wound, IV therapy, pain control, amputations, treatment of burns, airway procedures and more.
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Ditch Medicine: Advanced Field Procedures For Emergencies

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Overview


Whether it's a war zone or a civil disaster area, traumatic injuries often occur in remote, unsanitary locations. This book teaches advanced field procedures for small wound repair, care of the infected wound, IV therapy, pain control, amputations, treatment of burns, airway procedures and more.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781610046602
  • Publisher: Paladin Press
  • Publication date: 5/1/1993
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,268,016
  • File size: 12 MB
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Meet the Author


Hugh Coffee is a professional paramedic with extensive experience administering emergency medicine in Third World and battlefield environments. His many specialities include improvising medical equipment from available materials and performing disaster-medicine procedures under primitive conditions.
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Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1 - Small Wound Repair
Chapter 2 - Care for the Infected Wound
Chapter 3 - Decompression and Drainage of the Chest
Chapter 4 - Intravenous Therapy
Chapter 5 - Emergency Airway Procedures
Chapter 6 - Anaphylactic Shock
Chapter 7 - Pain Control
Chapter 8 - Amputations
Chapter 9 - Burns
Chapter 10 - Nutrition and Emotional Support
Bibliography
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