skip to content
Backcountry first aid and extended care Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Backcountry first aid and extended care

Author: Buck Tilton
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Globe Pequot Press, ©2007.
Series: A Falcon guide
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th ed
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

This book provides principles for dealing with many serious emergencies, and a few common problems, when a doctor is more than an hour away.

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Buck Tilton
ISBN: 9780762743575 0762743573
OCLC Number: 80019923
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 117 pages : illustrations ; 14 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Acknowledgments --
1. Introduction --
2. Action checklist --
3. patient assessment system --
Stop! Size up the scene --
Perform an initial assessment : ABCDE --
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 --
Breathing --
Circulation --
Adult CPR : one rescuer --
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 --
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 --
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 --
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 --
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.
Series Title: A Falcon guide
Other Titles: Backcountry first aid
First aid and extended care
Responsibility: Buck Tilton.
More information:

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Small enough to take in the field, this pocket-sized survival essential will benefit everyone in a wilderness setting... An inexpensive way to save someone's life." --South Florida Adventures

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(3)

User lists with this item (2)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/80019923> # Backcountry first aid and extended care
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "80019923" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/ctu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3771520129#Place/guilford_conn> ; # Guilford, Conn.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1175202> ; # Wilderness survival
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/616.0252/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/825126> ; # Backpacking injuries
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/925747> ; # First aid in illness and injury
   schema:alternateName "Backcountry first aid" ;
   schema:alternateName "First aid and extended care" ;
   schema:bookEdition "5th ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "2007" ;
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3771520129#Person/tilton_buck> ; # Buck Tilton
   schema:datePublished "2007" ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/3771520129> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3771520129#Series/a_falcon_guide> ; # A Falcon guide
   schema:name "Backcountry first aid and extended care"@en ;
   schema:productID "80019923" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/80019923#PublicationEvent/guilford_conn_globe_pequot_press_2007> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3771520129#Agent/globe_pequot_press> ; # Globe Pequot Press
   schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip079/2007001987.html> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780762743575> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA714346> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/80019923> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3771520129#Agent/globe_pequot_press> # Globe Pequot Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Globe Pequot Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3771520129#Person/tilton_buck> # Buck Tilton
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Tilton" ;
   schema:givenName "Buck" ;
   schema:name "Buck Tilton" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3771520129#Series/a_falcon_guide> # A Falcon guide
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/80019923> ; # Backcountry first aid and extended care
   schema:name "A Falcon guide" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1175202> # Wilderness survival
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Wilderness survival"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/825126> # Backpacking injuries
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Backpacking injuries"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/925747> # First aid in illness and injury
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "First aid in illness and injury"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780762743575>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0762743573" ;
   schema:isbn "9780762743575" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.