Wilderness Medical Society Practice Guidelines

Wilderness Medical Society Practice Guidelines


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Wilderness Medical Society Practice Guidelines by Wilderness Medical Society

Learn the wilderness medical management techniques approved and recommended by the Wilderness Medical Society. These practice guidelines are the official statement of the Wilderness Medical Society on the best methods of handling wilderness-related trauma, illness, or environmental injury. Prepared by thirty-two contributors and reviewed by two panels of the society as well as fifteen international experts, this book discusses treatment goals for twenty-four basic subjects. The Practice Guidelines for Wilderness Emergency Care is a must for anyone dealing with emergency planning, first-aid procedures, or care of persons heading into remote areas for sport or employment. This guide includes information about: Wilderness evacuation, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, submersion, head, and spinal injuries, orthopedic injuries, high-altitude illness, hypothermia, field water disinfection, wild animal attacks, tick-transmitted diseases, immunizations, reptile envenomations and more. (5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 128 pages)

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ISBN-13: 9780762706716
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/01/2000
Edition description: 2ND
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.30(d)

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