Thoroughly revised, updated and expanded, this critically acclaimed reference prepares you to manage medical emergencies caused by environmental encounters, including injury prevention and respect for natural environments. Included in the text are color illustrations that give the reader a better view of the situation at hand. Packed with how-to explanations and practical, direct advice, it covers emergencies such as envenomations, altitude illness, burns, motion sickness, and problems caused by cold, heat, snakes, sharks, and marine microbes. Includes totally new information on bear attacks, cave rescue, airway and eye emergencies, wilderness clothing, and much more!
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