Field Guide to Wilderness Medicine - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9780323597555, 9780323597579

Field Guide to Wilderness Medicine

5th Edition

Authors: Paul Auerbach Benjamin Constance Luanne Freer
eBook ISBN: 9780323597579
eBook ISBN: 9780323597562
Paperback ISBN: 9780323597555
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 7th February 2019
Page Count: 1040
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Description

Based on Dr. Auerbach’s renowned Wilderness Medicine text, Field Guide to Wilderness Medicine, 5th Edition, is your portable, authoritative guide to the full range of medical and emergency situations that occur in non-traditional settings. Useful for experienced physicians as well as advanced practice providers, this unique medical guide covers an indispensable range of topics in a well-illustrated, highly condensed format – in print or on any mobile device – for quick access anytime, anywhere.

Table of Contents

Auerbach/Field Guide to Wilderness Medicine, 5th edition – TOC

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1 High-Altitude Medicine

2 Avalanche Safety and Rescue

3 Hypothermia

4 Frostbite and Other Cold-Induced Tissue Injuries

5 Heat Illnesses

6 Wildland Fires

7 Burns and Smoke Inhalation

8 Solar Radiation and Photoprotection

9 Lightning Injuries

10 Emergency Airway Management

11 Emergency Oxygen Administration

12 Trauma Emergencies: Assessment and Stabilization

13 Shock

14 Head Injuries

15 Chest Trauma

16 Intraabdominal Injuries

17 Maxillofacial Trauma

18 Orthopedic Injuries, Splints, and Slings

19 Firearm and Arrow Injuries/Fishhook Injuries

20 Lacerations, Abrasions, and Dressings

21 Sprains and Strains

22 Foot Problems and Care

23 Bandaging and Taping Techniques

24 Pain Management

25 Life-Threatening Emergencies (Rescue Breathing/CPR/Choking)

26 Allergic Reactions

27 Cardiopulmonary Emergencies

28 Neurologic Emergencies

29 Diabetic Emergencies

30 Genitourinary Tract Disorders

31 Gynecologic and Obstetric Emergencies

32 Wilderness Eye Emergencies

33 Ear, Nose, and Throat Emergencies

34 Dental Emergencies

35 Mental Health

36 Global Humanitarian Relief and Disaster Medicine (NEW)

37 Snake and Other Reptile Bites

38 Bites and Stings from Arthropods and Mosquitoes

39 Protection from Blood-Feeding Arthropods

40 Toxic Plants

41 Mushroom Toxicity

42 Animal Attacks

43 Zoonoses

44 Diarrhea and Constipation

45 Field Water Disinfection

46 Hydration and Dehydration

47 Malaria

48 Travel-Acquired Illnesses

49 Immunizations for Travel

50 Drowning and Cold Water Immersion

51 Scuba Diving–Related Disorders

52 Injuries from Nonvenomous Aquatic Animals

53 Envenomation by Marine Life

54 Seafood Toxidromes

55 Aquatic Skin Disorders

56 Search and Rescue

57 Improvised Litters and Carries

58 Aeromedical Transport

59 Survival

60 Knots

61 Wilderness Medical Kits

62 Children in the Wilderness

63 Emergency Veterinary Medicine

64 Leave No Trace

Appendix A Avalanche Resources

Appendix B Glasgow Coma Scale

Appendix C SCAT Concussion Score (NEW)

Appendix D High-Altitude Illness Scores (NEW)

Appendix E Contingency Supplies for Wilderness Travel

Appendix F Repair Supplies for Wilderness Travel

Appendix G Priority First-Aid Equipment

Appendix H Antimicrobials

Appendix I Wilderness Eye Kit

Appendix J Recommended Oral Antibiotics for Prophylaxis of Domestic Animal and Human Bite Wounds

Appendix K Therapy for Parasitic Infections

Appendix L Sample Basic Wilderness Survival Kit

Appendix M Sample Winter Survival Kit

Appendix N Sample Desert Survival Kit

Appendix 0 Sample Camp and Survival Gear for Jungle Travel

Appendix P Vehicle Cold Weather Survival Kit

Appendix Q Pediatric Wilderness Medical Kit: Basic Supplies

Appendix R Drug Storage and Stability

Appendix S Guide to Initial Dosage of Certain Antivenoms for Treating Bites by Medically Important Snakes Outside the Americas

Details

No. of pages:
1040
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2020
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780323597579
eBook ISBN:
9780323597562
Paperback ISBN:
9780323597555

About the Author

Paul Auerbach

Dr. Paul S. Auerbach, FACEP, FAWM, is the Redlich Family Professor of Surgery in the Division of Emergency Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. He is the world's leading expert on wilderness medicine and a prolific author. He is the Editor of Wilderness Medicine, and author of Medicine for the Outdoors and Field Guide to Wilderness Medicine.

Dr. Auerbach holds his MD from Duke and completed his internship at Dartmouth and residency at UCLA. He is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He has been recognized as a Hero of Emergency Medicine by the American College of Emergency Physicians and received the New Orleans Grand Isle Award for Science from the Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences, the Founders Award from the Wilderness Medical Society, and the Outstanding Contribution in Education Award from the American College of Emergency Physicians, among others. Dr. Auerbach has served as a volunteer physician in Haiti, Nepal, and Guatemala.

Affiliations and Expertise

Redlich Family Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California

Benjamin Constance

Affiliations and Expertise

President and CFO, Tacoma Emergency Care Physicians, Tacoma, Washington; Instructor, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington

Luanne Freer

Affiliations and Expertise

Medical Director, Yellowstone National Park and Midway Atoll NWR, Medcor, Inc.,Founder and Director, Everest Base Camp Medical Clinic, Himalayan Rescue Association, Big Sky, Montana