SAS Active Library - Emergency Medic

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9780007102303: SAS Active Library - Emergency Medic

An compact but authoritative manual on emergency medical techniques and procedures, designed for the treatment of injuries when professional medical care is not readily available

As part of an exciting 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
• Management of gynaecological and obstretric emergencies

The SAS Active Library: Emergency Medic is a key addition to the rucksacks of independent travellers and everyone involved in outdoor pursuits.

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As part of an exciting 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
• Management of gynaecological and obstretric emergencies

The SAS Active Library: Emergency Medic is a key addition to the rucksacks of independent travellers and everyone involved in outdoor pursuits.

About the Author:

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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