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NOLS Wilderness Medicine

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National Outdoor Leadership Sc NOLS Wilderness Medicine

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Learn what to do if you are faced with an accident in the backcountry. This book is the definitive text on the subject.

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  • This NOLS Wilderness First Aid reflects the changing field of wilderness medicine

  • Designed as a field textbook for the NOLS wilderness first aid curriculum, it helps train outdoor leaders to prevent, recognize, and treat common medical problems and to stabilize a severely ill or injured patient for evacuation

  • A vital resource for outdoor enthusiasts, this book covers fundamental topics in first aid--patient assessment, shock, soft tissue injury, burns, fractures and dislocations, and chest, head, and abdominal injury

  • It explains how to handle environmental problems posed by heat, cold, water, altitude, and poisonous plants and animals

  • Also discussed are issues related to expedition medicine as well as leadership, teamwork, and communication for rescue groups

  • While risk can be minimized through good judgment, skills, and experience, being prepared for emergencies in the wild is an essential component of good outdoor leadership

  • Author: Tod Schimelpfenig

  • ISBN: 9780811733069


 
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