NOLS Wilderness Medicine - 6th Edition

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Indispensable instruction for Wilderness First Responder programs, the NOLS Wilderness Medicine - 6th Edition delivers updated first-aid information that is both authoritative and easy to understand.

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    • A wilderness educator for decades, author Tod Schimelpfenig is the curriculum director for the NOLS Wilderness Medicine Institute
    • Used on NOLS courses to train outdoor leaders to prevent, recognize and treat common medical problems and to stabilize severely ill or injured patients for evacuation
    • A vital resource for outdoor enthusiasts, this book covers fundamental topics in first aid from the unique perspective of NOLS
    • Covers first-aid topics including patient assessment, shock, soft tissue injury, burns, fractures, dislocations and chest, head and abdominal injuries
    • Explains how to handle environmental problems posed by heat, cold, water, altitude and poisonous plants and animals
    • Also discusses issues related to expedition medicine, leadership, teamwork and communication for rescue groups
    • Author: Tod Schimelpfenig
    • Softcover; 331 pages; black-and-white illustrations
    • National Outdoor Leadership School; copyright 2016

    Made in USA.

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