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An information-packed tool for the novice or handy reference for the veteran. Distills years of knowledge in an affordable and portable book. Discover how to apply first aid to a variety of wounds, treat abdominal pains and discomforts, soothe bites and stings, deal with heat and cold injuries, and wrap sprains, fractures and dislocated joints. In addition, you'll find a information on elementary CPR as well as lists of essential items for an outdoor first aid kit.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780762741410
ISBN-10: 0762741414
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 9mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Globe Pequot Press
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - William W. Forgey

Veteran outdoor author William Forgey, M.D. is engaged in the full-time practice of family medicine and is a member of the board of trustees of the International Association for Medical Assistance to Travelers, a fellow of the Explorers Club, a lecturer on medical care in high-risk recreation at several universities, and a leader of summer and winter expeditions into northern Canada. A former Boy Scout scoutmaster and Medical Explorer Post and High Adventure Post advisior, he currently serves on the National Health and Safety Committee and as an advisory board member for the Northern Tier High Adventure Base for the Boy Scouts of America. He is the author of fourteen wilderness medicine and camping books, including Basic Essentials: Hypothermia and Wilderness Medicine, now in its fifth edition.

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