Outdoor Medicine: Management of Wilderness Medical Emergencies
by Patrick Brighton Author
This nifty pocket-sized guide clearly and concisely covers crucial information for managing illnesses, injuries and emergencies in the wilderness. Author Patrick Brighton, M.D., FACS, lends his experience as a trauma surgeon and an avid outdoors-man and member of a mountain rescue team to offer this straightforward guide of treatments, diagnosis, and evacuation strategies for many common medical emergencies. Covering a range of topics like 'How to do CPR' to 'Spinal Injuries', this spiral bound guide is organized by type of injury or illness. The information is easy to understand and remember, and it takes in to consideration the different challenges one might face: inclement weather, limited resources, skills and capabilities and evacuation options. The guide is light weight and portable so you can take it with you—just in case.
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