Survival First Aid

Survival First Aid

by John T. Carney, Patrick Wilson
     
 

Elite soldiers often operate in hard-to-reach locations or far behind enemy lines. If one of them is injured, medical attention is rarely readily available. For this reason, soldiers must be trained to treat injuries themselves. This book will show you how to treat some of the most common injuries and illnesses that you're likely to get in the wilderness. Whether

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Overview

Elite soldiers often operate in hard-to-reach locations or far behind enemy lines. If one of them is injured, medical attention is rarely readily available. For this reason, soldiers must be trained to treat injuries themselves. This book will show you how to treat some of the most common injuries and illnesses that you're likely to get in the wilderness. Whether it's a small problem like a blister or a major health concern like a heart attack, it's important to know how to deal with any injury or medical problem. Learn how to: • treat someone who has eaten a poisonous plant. • set broken legs after a climbing fall. • deal with hypothermia, when the body's temperature drops dangerously low. • provide treatment for severe burns. • stop a person from bleeding to death.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781590840184
Publisher:
Mason Crest Publishers
Publication date:
02/28/2002
Series:
Elite Forces Survival Guides
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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