Description

Quickly and decisively manage any medical emergency you encounter in the great outdoors with Wilderness Medicine! World-renowned authority and author, Dr. Paul Auerbach, and a team of experts offer proven, practical, visual guidance for effectively diagnosing and treating the full range of emergencies and health problems encountered in situations where time and resources are scarce. Every day, more and more people are venturing into the wilderness and extreme environments, or are victims of horrific natural disasters...and many are unprepared for the dangers and aftermath that come with these episodes. Whether these victims are stranded on mountaintops, lost in the desert, injured on a remote bike path, or ill far out at sea, this indispensable resource--now with online access at www.expertconsult.com for greater accessibility and portability-- equips rescuers and health care professionals to effectively address and prevent injury and illness in the wilderness! This textbook is widely referred to as "The Bible of Wilderness Medicine."


Key Features:-

  • Be able to practice emergency medicine outside of the traditional hospital/clinical setting whether
  • Face any medical challenge in the wilderness with expert guidance: Dr. Auerbach is a noted author an
  • Handle everything from frostbite to infection by marine microbes, not to mention other diverse injur
  • Grasp the essential aspects of search and rescue.
  • Respond quickly and effectively by improvising with available materials.
  • Improve your competency and readiness with the latest guidance on volcanic eruptions, extreme sports

More Details about Wilderness Medicine 6e (HB)

General Information  
Author(s)Auerbach
PublisherElsevier Science
Edition6
ISBN9781437716788
Pages2162
BindingHard Back
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2012