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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. ......more

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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. 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.

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

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