This fully updated and comprehensive handbook clearly explains all the essential diagnostic and first-aid procedures needed when someone is injured in the wilderness. "The Outward Bound Wilderness First-Aid Handbook" provides expert information on the newest first-aid methods and practices appropriate to wilderness care, including details of general principles used in wilderness medicine - basic life-support, major body system care, bone, joint, and soft tissues injuries, toxins and allergies, and symptoms of common ailments. This is an essential volume for anyone planning a trip into the great outdoors - whether you are a seasoned pro or a keen amateur.
Jeffery Isaac is a physician assistant with a particular interest in remote and extreme environments. He has been an instructor and course director with the Hurricane Island Outward Bound School for over twenty seasons.