Mountaineering First Aid

Mountaineering First Aid

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* Meets the current standards of first aid care by the American Red Cross and the Wilderness Medical Society * Updated figures and drawings that illustrate essential first aid skills * Includes quick-reference boxes that summarize recognition and treatment of many first-aid problems This fifth edition gives you all the latest information on assessing and treating conditions you may encounter in the wild, from serious injuries such as dislocations and fractures to unexpected major illness to weather-related problems. With quick-reference checklists of symptoms and procedures, recommendations on first aid kits and equipment, and more, Mountaineering First Aid will prepare you for anything in the backcountry. A faculty member in Medical Education at the University of Washington, Jan Carline has been affiliated with the Mountaineering Oriented First Aid Program (MOFA) for over 15 years. Martha J. Lentz, Ph.D., R.N., is a faculty member of the University of Washington School of Nursing, and has been active in the MOFA program for over 20 years. Steven MacDonald, Ph.D, is an epidemiologist in the National Center for Environmental Health at the Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and has taught the MOFA course. Part of the The Mountaineers Outdoor Basics series! Created for beginning-to-intermediate enthusiasts, this series includes everything anyone would need to know about staying safe and having fun in the backcountry.Replace damp socks with dry ones. Prevent ... Dental Emergencies Toothaches and broken teeth can occur in the wilderness. ... Temporary filling materials, such as Cavit, can be obtained from your dentist and carried in your first aid kit.

Title:Mountaineering First Aid
Author:Jan D. Carline, Martha J. Lentz, Steven C. Macdonald
Publisher:The Mountaineers Books - 2013-01-03


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