Wilderness First Aid Field Guide

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons author Alton L Thygerson author Steven M Thygerson author Justin S Thygerson author

Format:Spiral bound

Publisher:Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc

Published:30th Jun '22

Should be back in stock very soon

Wilderness First Aid Field Guide cover

Wilderness First Aid Field Guide, Third Edition is your user-friendly, pocket-sized guide that provides quick access to essential information for handling common injuries and illnesses when medical care is an hour or more away. This durable and water-resistant resource features: • User-friendly A-Z format • Decision tables outlining what signs to look for and what treatment steps to take • How to signal for help, when to evacuate, and recommended first aid supplies • New content on back blows for adults, encircling thumbs CPR technique for infants, and more • Prevention advice ranging from altitude illness and bear attacks to waterborne diseases and tick bites The Third Edition has been revised to place special emphasis on life-saving skills so responders have greater willingness and confidence to act and communicate during actual emergencies. Additionally, the content has been updated to meet and exceed the following guidelines: • International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) recommendations • Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) guidelines • Wilderness Medical Society guidelines • Scouts of America Wilderness First Aid Curriculum and Doctrine Guidelines For a more comprehensive wilderness first aid text, refer to Wilderness First Aid: Emergency Care in Remote Locations, Sixth Edition. ECSI programs are offered in association with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American College of Emergency Physicians-two of the most renowned medical organizations in the world. These organizations provide medical direction to ECSI and stand behind the content of our training materials. Our programs are consistent with ILCOR recommendations and meet or exceed the American Health Association (AHA) guidelines. To learn how to become an ECSI instructor or approved ECSI Education Center, visit https://www.ecsinstitute.org/get-started/instructor.

ISBN: 9781284254815

Dimensions: unknown

Weight: 284g

198 pages

3rd edition