Wilderness Emergency Care

Wilderness Emergency Care

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In wilderness situations where resources are limited and medical care is not immediately available, responders need a large repertory of skills to cope with emergencies. Developed by Steve Donelan and NASAR’s education division in collaboration with Waterford Press, this easy-to-use guide contains supporting illustrations and is intended as a field reference for responders dealing with the most commonly encountered injuries and conditions. This lightweight folding guide is waterproof to withstand rigorous use in the field and fits easily in your pocket. Topics include wound care, injuries, emergency situation, nature hazards, and outdoor exposure risks. Great resource for SAR technicians and first responders as well as campers, hikers and outdoor enthusiasts. Made in the USA

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781620053522
Publisher: Waterford Press Ltd.
Publication date: 03/12/2019
Series: Outdoor Skills and Preparedness Series
Pages: 2
Product dimensions: 3.75(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.05(d)
Age Range: 10 Years

About the Author

Bryan Enberg is the Director of Education for the National Association for Search and Rescue. He is the SAR Coordinator for the State of New Jersey with the New Jersey State Police and has been a member of New Jersey Search and Rescue for nineteen years, serving as chief until 2015. Before getting into SAR, Bryan was a firefighter for nine years with the Waldwick Volunteer Fire Department. He holds certifications as an instructor for NASAR's Managing the Lost Person Incident (MLPI), Introduction to Search and Rescue (ISAR), and Fundamentals of Search and Rescue (FUNSAR). Bryan recently developed the newly released NASAR program, Initial Actions in Search and Rescue (SARIA). Bryan also instructs Rope Rescue and Patient Packaging and Transport and offers consulting services regarding team management, social media and professional standards credentialing. He serves as president of the Mountain Rescue Association as well as with the New Jersey State Police, Urban Search and Rescue Unit. Bryan has been backpacking and climbing since his scouting years and has returned to scouting with his son, Joshua. He resides in Sparta, New Jersey, with his wife, Jennifer, a lieutenant and Search Manager with NJSAR and NMG PSD instructor.

Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh's path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.

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