This easy-to-take-along volume is loaded with practical information-a great beginner's guide for those wanting to learn more about backcountry first aid. Completely revised Fifth Edition provides updated information on assessing and treating conditions you may face in a wilderness environment, from serious injuries such as dislocations and fractures to sudden major illness to weather-related issues.
With quick-reference checklists of symptoms and procedures, advice on first-aid kits, equipment, and more, Mountaineering First Aid prepares you to handle virtually any backcountry emergency.
- Revisions to meet current first-aid standards recommended by the American Red Cross and the Wilderness Medical Society
- Updated figures and drawings illustrating essential first-aid skills
- New quick-reference boxes highlighting recognition and treatment info for many first-aid situations
Soft cover; 169 pages.