As part of a new series aimed a presenting a range of SAS skills adapted for a civilian readership, "The SAS Active Library: Emergency Medic" provides a detailed reference for managing illnesses and injuries with confidence when professional assistance is not at hand. The information is based on the techniques taught to SAS medical specialists who often operate in extreme conditions. Topics covered include: the human system, vital signs and emergency life-saving techniques; maintenance of breathing; blood loss and body damage; burns; broken bones; wound infection and treatment; common and infectious diseases; surgical preparation; and management of gynaecological and obstretric emergencies. It was written by one of the best-known and most prolific former members of the regiment.
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Barry David served with the SAS for 18 years and was awarded the BEM for his part in ending a terrorist hijack of a German airliner in Mogadishu in the mid 1970s. Since leaving the regiment, he has become a professional writer, with much of his literary output based onhis military experiences.
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110007102305
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0007102305 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0939364
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. illustrated edition. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007102305