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Special Operations Forces medical handbook

Author: Warner D Farr; U.S. Special Operations Command.; United States. Department of Defense.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Skyhorse Pub. ; [Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Dept. of Defense, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : English : 2nd ed., 2nd ed.--fully updated through 2008, 1st Skyhorse Pub. ed. for additional materialView all editions and formats
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A resource of useful medical information created for Special Forces medics and soldiers shows the proper techniques for medical care, from basic first-aid and orthopedics to instructions for emergency war surgery and veterinary medicine.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks
Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Warner D Farr; U.S. Special Operations Command.; United States. Department of Defense.
ISBN: 9781616082789 161608278X
OCLC Number: 668194098
Notes: Includes indexes.
Originally published: Washington, D.C. : U.S. Special Operations Command, 2008. 2nd ed.
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1. Operational issues --
Part 2. Clinical process --
Part 3. General symptoms --
Part 4. Organ systems --
Cardiac/circulatory --
Blood --
Respiratory --
Endocrine --
Neurologic --
Skin --
Gastrointestinal --
Genitourinary --
Part 5. Specialty areas --
Podiatry --
Denistry --
Sexaully transmitted diseases --
Infectious diseases --
Preventive medicine --
Veterinary medicine --
Pediatrics --
Human nutritional disorders --
Toxicology --
Mental health --
Anesthesia --
Part 6. Operational environment --
Dive medicine --
Aerospace medicine --
High altitude illnesses --
Cold illnesses and injuries --
Heat-related illnesses --
Chemical, biological, and radiation injuries --
Part 7. Trauma --
Trauma assessment --
Shock --
Bites, animal and human --
Burns, blast, lightning, & electrical injuries --
Part 8. Procedures --
Basic medical skills --
Nursing procedures --
Laboratory procedures --
Appendices.
Other Titles: Medical handbook
Responsibility: [chief editor, Warner Dahlgren "Rocky" Farr].

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