Field Guide To Wilderness Medicine, 2e

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9780323018944: Field Guide To Wilderness Medicine, 2e

This field-guide handbook, based upon Dr. Auerbach's text Wilderness Medicine, 4th Edition, focuses on information that is needed when medical situations present in the wilderness setting. Perfect for the physician on the go, this new 2nd edition includes more chapters and appendixes for an even quicker more complete reference!

  • Complements Wilderness Medicine, 4th Edition.
  • Perfect for the physician on the go.
  • Comprehensive coverage of outdoor medicine.
  • New chapters include: Solar Radiation and Sunscreen, Emergency Airway Management, Emergency Oxygen Administration, Pain Management, Cardiopulmonary Emergencies, Neurological Emergencies, Improvised Litters and Carriers, Aeromedical Transport, Survival, Knots, Children in the Wilderness, Women in the Wilderness.
  • Includes information on splints, slings, dressings, and hot spots.
  • Expanded coverage of Animal Attacks and Zoonoses (diseases carried by animals that can be transmitted to humans, i.e. rabies).
  • 6 Appendixes, including: Priority First Aid Equipment, Contingency Supplies for Wilderness Travel, and Medicine Specific to Women's Health.

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Dr. Paul S. Auerbach, FACEP, FAWM, is the Redlich Family Professor of Surgery in the Division of Emergency Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. He is the world's leading expert on wilderness medicine and a prolific author. He is the Editor of Wilderness Medicine, and author of Medicine for the Outdoors and Field Guide to Wilderness Medicine.

Dr. Auerbach holds his MD from Duke and completed his internship at Dartmouth and residency at UCLA. He is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He has been recognized as a Hero of Emergency Medicine by the American College of Emergency Physicians and received the New Orleans Grand Isle Award for Science from the Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences, the Founders Award from the Wilderness Medical Society, and the Outstanding Contribution in Education Award from the American College of Emergency Physicians, among others. Dr. Auerbach has served as a volunteer physician in Haiti, Nepal, and Guatemala.

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Paul S. Auerbach, Howard Donner, Eric We
Published by Mosby (2003)
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