Publisher description for Medicine for the outdoors : the essential guide to emergency medical procedures and first aid / Paul S. Auerbach ; illustrations by Christine Gralapp and Alexandrine Bartlett.

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Counter Since its introduction in 1986, this indispensable guide has been hailed as the definitive take-along text on the subject of outdoor medicine. This edition has been completely revised and expanded, making it even more essential for the growing numbers enjoying outdoor activities. With more than 250 illustrations, MEDICINE FOR THE OUTDOORS provides state-of-the-art medical procedures for just about every injury or illness likely to be encountered in the wild. It is logically organized, easy to reference, and surprisingly simple to understand.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Outdoor medical emergencies, First aid in illness and injury, First Aid methods, Emergencies, Recreation