Ideal course for those who live, travel, or work in remote locations. It provides essential information on what to look for and what to do in situations of common injuries and illnesses, when medical help is an hour or more away.
Flowcharts that reinforce the decision-making process and appropriate procedures;
Decision tables that provide a concise summary of what signs to look for and which and what treatment steps to take;
Manual prepared in collaboration between the Wilderness Medical Society, the world's largest membership society dedicated to medical issues in remote areas, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Introduction to First Aid in remote locations
Action in an emergency
Assessment of the victim and emergency care, including RCP
Care for bleeding, wounds and burns
Head and face injuries
Bone, joint and muscle injuries
Emergencies: Circulatory, Respiratory, Neurological, Abdominal, Diabetic and Allergic reactions
Physical and environmental risks
Poison, toxins and poisonous plants
Animal, snake, insect and arthropod bites and stings