Outward Bound Wilderness First-Aid Handbook (Paperback)

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    It is critical for backcountry travelers to have the ability to handle dangerous situations when they occur. This includes a logical, commonsense approach to injury and illness that takes into account the unique aspects of the wilderness setting. ...

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    Jeffrey Isaac is a senior instructor with Wilderness Medical Associates and an experienced physician assistant with an interest in remote and extreme environments. In his many years of medical practice, he has served as an ambulance medic, fire/rescue crewman, professional ski patroller, and emergency department practictioner. For more than twenty seasons he was an instructor and course director with Outward Bound. He lives in Crested Butte, Colorado.
    Other OB (fall 2012 and earlier) titles include:
    Outward Bound Map & Compass Handbook 3rd
    Outward Bound Ropes, Knots & Hitches
    Outward Bound Backcountry Cooking
    Outward Bound Wilderness First Aid Maunal 3rd
    It is critical for backcountry travelers to have the ability to handle dangerous situations when they occur. This includes a logical, commonsense approach to injury and illness that takes into account the unique aspects of the wilderness setting. This comprehensive reference book, based on the Wilderness Medical Associates curriculum, clearly explains essential diagnostics and first aid procedures necessary for wilderness injuries, including general principles in wilderness medicine; basic life support; medical supplies; wilderness travel; and the newest first aid methods for outdoor situations. It is an essential reference for anyone headed into the great outdoors.

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    ISBN 9780762778584
    Genre SPORTS & RECREATION / Outdoor Skills
    Format Paperback
    Pages 239
    Publisher Date 2013-01-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Falcon Pr Pub Co
    Copyright Year 2013
    Height 9.0 in
    Wdth 6.0 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 1.1 lb
    Language English
    Series Name Falcon Guides
    Edition Number 4
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Isaac, Jeffrey

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