Field Guide to Wilderness Medicine: Expert Consult – Online and Print, 4e

Field Guide to Wilderness Medicine: Expert Consult - Online and Print, 4e Author Paul S. Auerbach MD MS FACEP FAWM
ISBN-10 0323100457
ISBN-13 9780323100458
Year 2013-06-07
Pages 1024
Language English
Publisher Mosby
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Field Guide to Wilderness Medicine based on Dr Auerbachs critically acclaimed text Wilderness Medicine offers fast access solutions to all of the medical situations that can occur in non traditional settings From backpack to kayak or on any mobile device this indispensable compact survival guide is detailed enough to cover the clinical presentation and treatment of a full range of wilderness emergencies Meet a full range of emergency situations with the utmost effectiveness Appendices address everything from environment specific situations to lists of essential supplies medicines and many additional topics of care Compare what you are seeing with line drawings and color plates to quickly and accurately identify skin manifestations plants poisonous mushrooms snakes spiders insects etc Rapidly retrieve and comprehend wilderness survival information with the aid of an easily accessible format featuring Signs and Symptoms and Treatment sections in most chapters combined with bulleted lists and text boxes Improvise with available materials so you can diagnose and treat a myriad of medical situations with step by step how to explanations and the latest practical advice from wilderness medicine experts Get guidance on the go with online access to the fully searchable text at Expert Consult plus bonus downloadable files for Survival Kits Get the wilderness medicine skills you need now with new chapters on foot problems and care global humanitarian relief and disaster medicine Leave No Trace principles and high altitude medicine as well as lists to prepare a variety of survival kits for different settings and patient populations Improve your competency and readiness with thoroughly revised chapters on shock maxillofacial trauma malaria improvised litters and carries aeromedical transport pain management life threatening emergencies and allergic reactions