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Dr. Disaster's guide to surviving everything : essential advice for any situation life throws your way  Cover Image Book Book

Dr. Disaster's guide to surviving everything : essential advice for any situation life throws your way / John E. Torres, MD ; [illustrations by Nathan Burton].

Torres, John E., (author.). Burton, Nathan, 1974- (illustrator.).



"A practical, all-encompassing guide to disaster preparedness-from avalanches and blackouts to pandemics and wildfires."-- Provided by publisher.

Item details

  • ISBN: 0358721628
  • ISBN: 9780358721628
  • Physical Description: 240 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First Mariner Books paperback [edition].
  • Publisher: Boston : Mariner Books, 2022.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes resources and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I. Secure your castle. Home and away -- Your first-aid kit -- Treating basic emergencies -- The fine art of adventure packing -- The rule of three -- How to evacuate -- Your bug-out "bag"-- How to use a fire starter -- How to use your wristwatch to find your way -- How to drink dirty water -- Know your toxic plants -- Your family's rendezvous plan -- Zombies -- Part II. Natural perils. Animal attacks -- Wildfire -- Earthquakes -- Floods -- Mudslides -- Blizzards -- Avalanches -- Tornadoes -- Lightning -- Blackouts -- Pandemics -- Part III. Human-caused disasters. Gas leaks -- Home or building fires -- Terrorist activities -- Elevator accidents -- Bioterrorism -- Chemical agents -- Dirty bombs -- Shooters/stabbers -- Civil unrest -- Cyberattacks -- Airplane disasters -- Take your pulse.
Subject: Emergency management > Popular works.
Survival > Handbooks, manuals, etc. > Popular works.
First aid in illness and injury > Popular works.
Natural disasters > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre: Handbooks and manuals.

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