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Wilderness & Travel Medicine: A Comprehensive Guide
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First published in 1992, Wilderness & Travel Medicine has been a staple of the emergency first-aid kits sold worldwide by Adventure Medical Kits. With this fourth edition, Mountaineers Books and Adventure Medical Kits have partnered to release an updated, standalone reference for anyone who ventures away from civilization. Topics covered include everything from CPR, shock, and fractures to head, eye, and dental injuries, poisonous reactions, frostbite, hypothermia, heat illness, and much, much more.
* Author is a nationally recognized expert in wilderness medicine
* Covers both illnesses and injuries
* Includes improvised techniques for when medical supplies aren't on hand
* Every section has been updated and new illustrations added to this edition
The Comprehensive Guide to Wilderness and Travel Medicine by Eric A. Weiss M.D. is the most up to date information on wilderness and travel medicine.  Includes improvised techniques, "When to Worry" tips and "Weiss Advice" improvisation for things like choking, bug bites, sprains and even recommendations on prescription medications to carry.
The information found in these pages is intended to help you manage medical emergencies in remote environments, when professional medical care or rescue is not readily available.
224 pages, 4.5" x 6"
New 4rd edition