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Survival medicine : the essential handbook for emergency preparedness and first aid / Thomas Coyne ; illustrations by Conor Buckley.


A how-to survival guide for when disaster strikes. When an emergency occurs and help is far away, you want to be prepared to care for yourself and your loved ones. With this practical survival medicine handbook, you'll have the skills you need to spring into life-saving action. You'll find out how to prepare for and respond to emergencies when medical help and supplies are not available and keep your family safe in the aftermath of earthquakes, fires, and other disasters. This essential survival medicine handbook helps you: Recognize and diagnose: Learn to identify and assess the severity of medical emergencies, including how to perform a head-to-toe trauma exam and assess a person's vital signs; Learn medical fundamentals: This survival medicine handbook breaks down basic treatment for common injuries and illnesses and offers a reference for more advanced techniques like CPR; Plan for short or long term: Meet both immediate and long-term survival needs with the help of handy checklists for your home and vehicle, along with critical insights to prepare you for specific scenarios. When disaster strikes, this easy-to-use survival medicine handbook is the helping hand you need.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781647396688
  • ISBN: 1647396689
  • Physical Description: vii, 197 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm
  • Publisher: Emoryville, California : Rockridge Press, [2021]

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-191) and index.
Subject: First aid in illness and injury > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Emergency medicine > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Medical emergencies > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Wilderness survival > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Outdoor life > Safety measures > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre: Handbooks and manuals.

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