Medicine for the Outdoors: The Essential Guide to Emergency Medical Procedures and First Aid by Paul S. Auerbach

Medicine for the Outdoors: The Essential Guide to Emergency Medical Procedures and First Aid

byPaul S. AuerbachEditorPaul S. Auerbach

Paperback | June 19, 2009

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Named a top 10 medical title in 2009 by the Wall Street Journal.

Since 1986, Medicine for the Outdoors has been hailed as the definitive take-along manual on the subject. Packed with step-by-step instructions, how-to explanations, and practical approaches to outdoor and wilderness emergencies, it tells you the best ways to respond to just about any medical problem when help is miles or days away. Author Paul S. Auerbach, MD, MS, FACEP, FAWM, is recognized as one of the world's leading authorities on wilderness medicine. This 5th edition features major updates to bring you the latest on emerging infectious diseases...the most current drug and dosage information...an increased emphasis on making do with the materials at hand...and much more. Logically organized, easy to reference, and simple to understand, Medicine for the Outdoors may literally save your life. When you're venturing into mountains, deserts, forests, jungles, or out to sea, it belongs in your duffel or backpack!

About The Author

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...

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Title:Medicine for the Outdoors: The Essential Guide to Emergency Medical Procedures and First AidFormat:PaperbackDimensions:535 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:June 19, 2009Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323068138

ISBN - 13:9780323068130

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