Backcountry First Aid and Extended Care, by Buck Tilton, provides principles for dealing with many serious emergencies, and a few common problems, when a doctor is more than an hour away.
Small enough to take in the field, this pocket-sized survival essential will benefit everyone in a wilderness setting. With information on treating shock victims, abdominal pain, sprains, fractures, dislocations and much more, Backcountry First Aid and Extended Care is an inexpensive way to save someone's life!
Buck Tilton is co-founder of the Wilderness Medicine Institute of the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) in Lander, Wyoming, advisor to Western State College's Mountain Rescue Team, and author of multiple books on backcountry medicine and safety. He is a member of the Outdoor Writers Association of America the American Medical Writers Association.
Size: 4 x 5 1/4
Publish Date: 05/2007