Table of contents for Backcountry first aid and extended care / Buck Tilton.

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Contents
Foreword
Acknowledgments
1. Introduction
2. Action Checklist
3. Patient Assessment System
	Stop! Size Up the Scene
	Perform an Initial Assessment: ABCDE
	Perform a Focused Exam and History
		Patient Exam
		Vital Signs
		SAMPLE History
	SOAP: The Written Report
	SOAP: The Verbal Report
4. Airway Obstructions and CPR
	Airway
		Airway Obstruction: Conscious Patient
		Airway Obstruction: Conscious Patient Becomes Unconscious
		Airway Obstruction: Unconscious Patient
	Breathing
		Adult CPR: One Rescuer
	Circulation
5. Spinal Injuries
	Signs and Symptoms of Spinal Injury
	Managing the Spine-Injured Patient
	Focused Spine Assessment
	Evacuation Guidelines
6. Head Injuries
	Mild Head Injury
	Severe Head Injury
		Signs of a Skull Fracture
		Signs and Symptoms of Brain Injury
	Evacuation Guidelines
7. Shock
	Signs and Symptoms of Shock
	Treatment Principles for Shock
	Evacuation Guidelines
8. Chest Injuries
	Evacuation Guidelines
9. Abdominal Injuries
	Signs and Symptoms of Serious Abdominal Injury
	Management of Abdominal Injury
	Evacuation Guidelines
10. Wound and Wound Infection Management
	Bleeding
	Wound Cleaning
	Wound Closure
	Wound Dressing
	Notes on Specific Wounds
	Wound Infection
	Evacuation Guidelines
11. Burns
	Initial Care
	Evaluation of the Burn
		Depth
		Extent
	Treatment for the Burned Patient
	Evacuation Guidelines
12. Musculoskeletal Injuries
	Strains 
	Sprains
	Fractures
		Splinting
		Specific Fractures
		Complicated Fractures
	Dislocations
		Specific Dislocations
	Evacuation Guidelines
13. Hypothermia
	Signs and Symptoms of Hypothermia
	Management of Hypothermia
	Prevention of Hypothermia
	Evacuation Guidelines
14. Local Cold Injury: Frozen and Nonfrozen
	Frostbite
		Partial-Thickness Frostbite
		Full-Thickness Frostbite
		Prevention of Frostbite
	Nonfreezing Cold Injury
	Evacuation Guidelines
15. Heat Illness
	Heat Exhaustion
	Heat Cramps
	Heat Stroke
	Hyponatremia
	Prevention of Heat Illness
	Evacuation Guidelines
16. Lightning
	Evacuation Guidelines
17. Submersion Incidents
	Evacuation Guidelines
18. Bites and Stings
	Small Insects
	Bees and Their Relatives
	Spiders
	Scorpions
	Ticks
	Snakes
		After a Snakebite
	Rabies
19. Altitude Illness
	Mild Altitude Illness
	Severe Altitude Illness
	Prevention of Altitude Illness
	Evacuation Guidelines
20. Medical Emergencies
	Abdominal Pain
	Allergic Reactions/Anaphylaxis
	Asthma
	Diabetes
	Heart Attack
	Hyperventilation Syndrome
	Seizures
	Unconscious States
21. Gender-Specific Problems
	For Women Only
	For Men Only
22. Common Simple Problems
	Blisters
	Diarrhea
	Dehydration
	Dental problems
	Ear Problems
	Eye Problems
	Fishhook Removal
	Headache
	Nosebleed
	Snowblindness
	Splinters
	Sunburn
	Water Disinfection
23. First Aid for Children
	Kids and Heat
	Kids and Diarrhea
	Kids and Dehydration
	Kids and Sunshine
	Kids and Insects
	Kids and Poisons
	Kids and Medications
	Kids Get Lost
	Kids and Ouchies
24. Advice to International Travelers
	Vaccinations
	Malaria
	Food and Water
	Sources of Information
	Medical Kits 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Backpacking injuries.
First aid in illness and injury.
Wilderness survival.