Wilderness & Travel Medicine: A Comprehensive Guide, 4th Edition
By Eric A. Weiss, M.D.
This book is a GREAT resource to add to any first aid kit - especially for those heading out to Boy Scout High Adventure Bases, the back-country and those who lead treks in the wilderness for multiple consecutive days. Also a fantastic resources for weekend warriors and outdoor enthusiasts.
First published in 1992, Wilderness and Travel Medicine has been a staple in emergency first-aid kits. With this fourth edition, Mountaineers Books and Adventure Medical Kits have partnered to release an updated, stand alone reference for anyone who ventures away from civilization. Topics include everything from CPR, shock and fractures to head, eye, and dental injuries, poisonous reactions, frostbite, hypothermia, heat illness, and much more.
Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: Mountaineers Books; 4th edition (Jan 2012)
Product Dimensions: 5.9 x 4.2 x 0.5 inches
Weight: 5.2 oz