Field Guide to Wilderness Medicine E-Book , 5th Edition
Based on Dr. Auerbach's renowned Wilderness Medicine text, Field Guide to Wilderness Medicine, 5th Edition, is your portable, authoritative guide to the full range of medical and emergency situations that occur in non-traditional settings. Useful for experienced physicians as well as advanced practice providers, this unique medical guide covers an indispensable range of topics in a well-illustrated, highly condensed format - in print or on any mobile device - for quick access anytime, anywhere.
- An easy-access presentation ensures rapid retrieval and comprehension of wilderness medical information, with "Signs and Symptoms" and "Treatment" sections, bulleted lists, and quick-reference text boxes in every chapter.
- All chapters are thoroughly up to date, including new information on travel medicine, medications, immunizations, and field treatment of common conditions.
- Step-by-step explanations from wilderness medicine experts cover the clinical presentation and treatment of a full range of wilderness emergencies and show you how to improvise with available materials.
- Comprehensive coverage includes dive medicine and water-related emergencies, mountain medicine and wilderness survival, global humanitarian relief and disaster medicine, high-altitude medicine, pain management, and much more.
- Line drawings and color plates help you quickly an accurately identify skin manifestations, plants, poisonous mushrooms, snakes, insects, and more.
- Useful appendices address everything from environment-specific situations to lists of essential supplies, medicines, and many additional topics of care.
|Author Informaiton||By Paul S. Auerbach, MD, MS, FACEP, MFAWM, FAAEM, Redlich Family Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California|
|Table of Content||
Auerbach/Field Guide to Wilderness Medicine, 5th edition - TOC
1 High-Altitude Medicine
2 Avalanche Safety and Rescue
4 Frostbite and Other Cold-Induced Tissue Injuries
5 Heat Illnesses
6 Wildland Fires
7 Burns and Smoke Inhalation
8 Solar Radiation and Photoprotection
9 Lightning Injuries
10 Emergency Airway Management
11 Emergency Oxygen Administration
12 Trauma Emergencies: Assessment and Stabilization
14 Head Injuries
15 Chest Trauma
16 Intraabdominal Injuries
17 Maxillofacial Trauma
18 Orthopedic Injuries, Splints, and Slings
19 Firearm and Arrow Injuries/Fishhook Injuries
20 Lacerations, Abrasions, and Dressings
21 Sprains and Strains
22 Foot Problems and Care
23 Bandaging and Taping Techniques
24 Pain Management
25 Life-Threatening Emergencies (Rescue Breathing/CPR/Choking)
26 Allergic Reactions
27 Cardiopulmonary Emergencies
28 Neurologic Emergencies
29 Diabetic Emergencies
30 Genitourinary Tract Disorders
31 Gynecologic and Obstetric Emergencies
32 Wilderness Eye Emergencies
33 Ear, Nose, and Throat Emergencies
34 Dental Emergencies
35 Mental Health
36 Global Humanitarian Relief and Disaster Medicine (NEW)
37 Snake and Other Reptile Bites
38 Bites and Stings from Arthropods and Mosquitoes
39 Protection from Blood-Feeding Arthropods
40 Toxic Plants
41 Mushroom Toxicity
42 Animal Attacks
44 Diarrhea and Constipation
45 Field Water Disinfection
46 Hydration and Dehydration
48 Travel-Acquired Illnesses
49 Immunizations for Travel
50 Drowning and Cold Water Immersion
51 Scuba Diving-Related Disorders
52 Injuries from Nonvenomous Aquatic Animals
53 Envenomation by Marine Life
54 Seafood Toxidromes
55 Aquatic Skin Disorders
56 Search and Rescue
57 Improvised Litters and Carries
58 Aeromedical Transport
61 Wilderness Medical Kits
62 Children in the Wilderness
63 Emergency Veterinary Medicine
64 Leave No Trace
64 Leave No Trace
Appendix A Avalanche Resources
Appendix B Glasgow Coma Scale
Appendix C SCAT Concussion Score (NEW)
Appendix D High-Altitude Illness Scores (NEW)
Appendix E Contingency Supplies for Wilderness Travel
Appendix F Repair Supplies for Wilderness Travel
Appendix G Priority First-Aid Equipment
Appendix H Antimicrobials
Appendix I Wilderness Eye Kit
Appendix J Recommended Oral Antibiotics for Prophylaxis of Domestic Animal and Human Bite Wounds
Appendix K Therapy for Parasitic Infections
Appendix L Sample Basic Wilderness Survival Kit
Appendix M Sample Winter Survival Kit
Appendix N Sample Desert Survival Kit
Appendix 0 Sample Camp and Survival Gear for Jungle Travel
Appendix P Vehicle Cold Weather Survival Kit
Appendix Q Pediatric Wilderness Medical Kit: Basic Supplies
Appendix R Drug Storage and Stability
Appendix S Guide to Initial Dosage of Certain Antivenoms for Treating Bites by Medically Important Snakes Outside the Americas
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