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.

Get it now.

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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