Wilderness First Aid: A Pocket Guide

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A practical, packable source of clear, reassuring first aid advice, Wilderness First Aid is the only such guide written by a board-certified emergency medicine specialist.Wilderness First Aid presents 125 outdoor medical emergencies and succinct, step-by-step treatment advice. Arranged by symptom for easy access, treatments cover everything from blisters to broken bones, heat stroke to hypothermia, snake bites to poison ivy. Direct and to the point, Wilderness First Aid's spread-by-spread design gets readers where they need to be quickly­­making calm, informed treatment decisions.

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Like having a trusted guide at your side

Invaluable, simple, and eminently practical, Wilderness First Aid: A Ragged Mountain Press Pocket Guide is all you need to keep you safe and healthy in the outdoors. Emergency medicine specialist Paul Gill provides expert advice on identifying potential problems--made easy with his helpful symptom diagnosis charts--and offers on-the-go treatment for everything from blisters and poison ivy to fractures and snake bites.

"Full of functional wilderness advice. . . . Gill helps prepare you to take care of yourself and your companions."­­Backpacker

"An extremely practical book for quick reference."­­Wilderness Medicine Newsletter

Pack It And Go.

About the Author:

Paul G. Gill Jr., M.D. is a board-certified emergency medicine specialist and a member of the Wilderness Medical Society. He wrote an outdoor medicine column for Outdoor Life for many years and is the author of The Onboard Medical Handbook.

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