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Wilderness First Aid Field Guide / Edition 2

Wilderness First Aid Field Guide / Edition 2

by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), Alton L. Thygerson, Steven M. Thygerson
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The Second Edition of the Wilderness First Aid Field Guide meets the Wilderness First Aid Curriculum of the Boy Scouts of America.

Wilderness First Aid Field Guide, Second Edition is a user-friendly, pocket-sized guide that has been updated to reflect the 2015 CPR/ECC guidelines. This durable and water-resistant resource features:

Essential information for when medical help is more than one hour away
How to signal for help, when to evacuate, and recommended first aid supplies
"What to look for" and "What to do" tables for injuries and illnesses
Prevention advice ranging from altitude illness and bear attacks to lightning strikes and tick bites
Heat index and wind chill charts
Quick access to contents using an A-Z format

The second edition features:

Updated CPR and AED content
Updated asthma and diabetic emergencies sections
New sections on ear and chest injuries, including new information on chest pain
Expanded content on bleeding and wound care, including new information on tourniquet use
New information on scalp wounds and brain injuries in the head injury section

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781284212655
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 03/29/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 130
Sales rank: 590,092
Product dimensions: 4.50(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Brigham Young University

Table of Contents

Chapter1 Introduction
Chapter2 A-Z of Injuries and Sudden Illnesses
Chapter3 Prevention

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