Wilderness and Travel Medicine: A Complete Wilderness Medicine and Travel Medicine Handbook

Wilderness and Travel Medicine: A Complete Wilderness Medicine and Travel Medicine Handbook

Wilderness and Travel Medicine: A Complete Wilderness Medicine and Travel Medicine Handbook

Wilderness and Travel Medicine: A Complete Wilderness Medicine and Travel Medicine Handbook

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Overview

This is the Only Wilderness Medicine Book You Need!

Could you save yourself or a loved one when there are no doctors around?

All too often travelers and outdoor enthusiasts get sick, injured, or worse.

Learn how to prevent and cure a wide range of ailments whether at home, abroad, or in the wilderness.

Discover how to heal yourself, because this comprehensive manual has all the information you need.

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A Wilderness Medicine Handbook Like No Other

  • Diagnoses and treatments for a wide range of injuries and illnesses.
  • How to improvise what you need when modern medicine isn't available.
  • Pharmaceuticals, medicinal plants, veterinary substitutes, and other alternative remedies.
  • Preventative methods so you don't get sick/injured in the first place.
  • Safe use and dosage instructions for suggested medications.
  • Sample wilderness medicine kit that you can take on a commercial flight.

Information for Each Condition Contains

  • A brief description.
  • Possible symptoms.
  • Appropriate treatment(s) depending on the situation.
  • Other supplementary information, e.g., causes, prevention, alternative remedies, complications.

A 2-Part Wilderness Medicine Field Guide

Quickly find what you're looking for in an emergency situation.

Part I is must-read information covering:

  • Anatomy: Learn how the body's systems work individually and as a whole. This makes diagnoses easier.
  • Prevention Medicine: Prevention is the best cure. Learn how to avoid getting sick and/or injured in the first place.
  • First Aid Kit: An inventory and simple explanation of a first aid kit for travelers.
  • Medications Guide: Information on the safe use of the medications in this book.
  • Immediate First Aid: What to do in life-threatening medical situations.
  • Secondary Exam: A secondary exam will help you to make an accurate medical diagnosis.
  • Moving a Patient: Safe ways to move a patient.

Part II is diagnoses and treatments. It is uniquely categorized by cause and/or body area to enable quick searching.

  • Environmental: Tropical diseases, heat and cold injuries, plants and animals, jetlag, etc.
  • Head: Headaches, brain injuries, ears, eyes, and nose infections, dental issues, etc.
  • Circulation: Shock, dehydration, diabetes, etc.
  • Digestive: Diarrhea, constipation, food poisoning, motion sickness, etc.
  • Genitourinary: STI's, pregnancy, UTI's, etc.
  • Integumentary: Skin disorders, nail injuries, splinters, etc.
  • Musculoskeletal: Sprains, strains, fractures, dislocations, etc.
  • Respiratory: Asthma, strep-throat, bronchitis, cold and flu, pneumonia, etc.

... and much more.

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No matter where you go you need this book, because the information inside it saves lives.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781925979916
Publisher: SF Nonfiction Books
Publication date: 03/22/2021
Series: Escape, Evasion, and Survival , #4
Pages: 562
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.25(d)

About the Author

Sam Fury has had a passion for survival, evasion, resistance, and escape (SERE) training since he was a young boy growing up in Australia.

This led him to years of training and career experience in related subjects, including martial arts, military training, survival skills, outdoor sports, and sustainable living.

These days, Sam spends his time refining existing skills, gaining new skills, and sharing what he learns via the Survival Fitness Plan website.

www.SurvivalFitnessPlan.com

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Introduction

Patient Care

First Aid Kit

PART ONE: MUST-READ INFORMATION

Basic Human Anatomy

Circulatory System

Digestive System

Endocrine System

Immune System

Integumentary System

Genitourinary System

Musculoskeletal System

Nervous System

Respiratory System

Prevention

General Health and Fitness

Personal Hygiene

Vaccinations

Medications Guide

Using the Medications Recommended in This Book

Alternative Remedies Vs Pharmaceuticals

General Safe Use Information for all Medications

Analgesics, Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, and Fever Reducers

Antibiotics

Anti-fungals

Antihistamines

Antiseptics

Antiviral Drugs

Haemostatics

High-Altitude Medications

Motion Sickness, Nausea, and Vomiting

Medicinal Plants

Miscellaneous

Immediate First Aid

Critical First Aid

• Assess the Situation

• Mental Status: AVPU

• Airway

• Breathing

• Circulation

• Severe Bleeding

• Nervous System

Anaphylaxis

Heart Attack

Pressure Immobilization Technique

Sucking Chest Wound

Mass Casualty Critical Assessment

Secondary Exam

Recording Your Findings

Physical Exam

History

Vital Signs

Open Wounds, Skin Infections, and Sepsis

Open Wounds

Impaling Objects

Skin Infection and Sepsis

Moving a Patient

Drags

Carries

Improvised Litters

• Patient Packing

• Non-Rigid Litters

• Rigid Litters

PART TWO: DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENTS

ENVIRONMENTALLY INDUCED

Altitude Induced

General Prevention of Altitude-Induced Illnesses

Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)

HAPE and HACE

HAFE

High-Altitude Pharyngitis and Bronchitis

Peripheral Edema

Animals: Marine

General Treatments

• Marine Toxins

• Spiny Injuries

Barracuda

Blue-Ringed Octopus

Bristle-Worm

Catfish

Conus

Coral

Jellyfish

Leeches

Moray Eel

Sea Cucumber

Sea Lion

Sea Snake

Sea Urchin

Sharks

Spine Fish

Sponges

Stingray

Weever Fish

Animals: Terrestrial

General Prevention of Animal Attack

Ant Bites

Bed Bugs

Bee/Wasp Sting

Caterpillars

Cat-Scratch Disease

Fleas

Insects: General

Mammalian Bites

Rabies

Mosquitoes

Dengue Fever

Japanese Encephalitis

Malaria

West Nile Virus

Yellow Fever

Cutaneous Myiasis

Mites and Chiggers

Porcupines

Scorpions

Snakes

Pressure-Immobilization Technique

Ticks

Lyme Disease

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

Tick Paralysis

Lice

• Head Lice

• Pubic Lice

• Body Lice

Cold and/or Water Induced

Cold Water Immersion

Drowning

Frostbite

Hypothermia

Saltwater Sores

Trench Foot

... and more (4000 character cut off)

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