Being Your Own Wilderness Doctor
ISBN10: 0811736725 ISBN13: 9780811736725 Contributors: Kodet, E. Russel, Dr. Publisher: Stackpole Books Published: Sep 15 2017 Pages: 127 Weight: 0.35lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 5.25" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
Being your own wilderness doctor for the security of knowing what to do for the best--in case of the worst--a more than first-aid companion that's always there when a doctor may be too far away. Angier who knows the outdoors, and Dr. Kodet who knows people--inside and out--team up to present life-saving, panic-preventing information for times when making the right decision is most vital. Here are trip-saving ways to handle the sometimes painful but rarely serious accident-health problems that can face campers, hikers, and vacationers...cuts, sprains, insect bites, blisters burns. Here's what to do when a misstep results in fracture, break, dislocation, swelling. Know how a doctor would view symptoms that loom larger as the metropolis recedes; how he's handle the problem; how to differentiate between minor protests of hard used muscles and signs of serious trouble that call for prompt professional help.