Outward Bound Wilderness First-Aid Handbook

Outward Bound Wilderness First-Aid Handbook

by Jeffrey Isaac
     
 

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Based on proven techniques used by Outward Bound, this convenient and concise handbook is an essential addition to the field kit of anyone who ventures into wild country.  See more details below

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Based on proven techniques used by Outward Bound, this convenient and concise handbook is an essential addition to the field kit of anyone who ventures into wild country.

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Booknews
A clear, practical first-aid guide for use in the wilderness. Early chapters explain general principles of wilderness medicine and the major body systems. Later chapters detail appropriate responses to injuries and conditions involving the bones and soft tissue, toxins and allergies, environmental medicine, and common symptoms and medical problems. Final chapters discuss medicine and medical supplies and wilderness rescue, evacuation, and helicopter safety. Includes case histories, a glossary, and b&w drawings. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762792771
Publisher:
FalconGuides
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Jeffrey Isaac is a senior instructor with Wilderness Medical Associates and an experienced physician assistant with an interest in remote and extreme environments. In his many years of medical practice, he has served as an ambulance medic, fire/rescue crewman, professional ski patroller, and emergency department practictioner. For more than twenty seasons he was an instructor and course director with Outward Bound. He lives in Crested Butte, Colorado. Other OB (fall 2012 and earlier) titles include: Outward Bound Map & Compass Handbook 3rd Outward Bound Ropes, Knots & HitchesOutward Bound Backcountry CookingOutward Bound Wilderness First Aid Maunal 3rd

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