The Pocket First-Aid Field Guide: Treatment and Prevention of Outdoor Emergencies (Skyhorse Pocket Guides) (Paperback)
Perfect for pocket, backpack, or cabin, advice from a doctor who loves the outdoors on CPR, choking, shock, gunshot wounds, suturing, sprains and broken ones, allergic reactions, snake bit, and much more.
Practical advice for the on-the-go outdoorsman, this field-friendly guide is essential for anyone interested in first-aid preparation and care. Here is advice useful on a hike or for any fishing trip, including step-by-step instructions. With common sense advice, and in a handy, portable package, this is one little book that no one should be without in a campsite or in their forest hideaway.
“If you get injured at home, knowing hat help is a 911 phone call away is reassuring and certainly lifesaving. Accidents can happen anywhere, however, and especially in a wilderness setting, a minor injury can quickly become a major threat. When thrust into such a situation, the game plan for emergency help has suddenly changed and you are entirely on your own. Now what you must accomplish needs to be intelligently carried through if you or another inured person is to survive.”