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Field Guide to Wilderness Medicine - based on Dr. Auerbach’s critically acclaimed text Wilderness Medicine - offers fast-access solutions to all of the medical situations that can occur in non-traditional settings. From backpack to kayak, or on any mobile device, this indispensable, compact survival guide is detailed enough to cover the clinical presentation and treatment of a full range of wilderness emergencies!

  • Meet a full-range of emergency situations with the utmost effectiveness. Appendices address everything from environment-specific situations to lists of essential supplies, medicines, and many additional topics of care.
  • Compare what you are seeing with line drawings and color plates to quickly and accurately identify skin manifestations, plants, poisonous mushrooms, snakes, spiders, insects, etc.
  • Rapidly retrieve and comprehend wilderness survival information with the aid of an easily accessible format featuring "Signs and Symptoms" and "Treatment" sections in most chapters - combined with bulleted lists and text boxes.
  • Improvise with available materials so you can diagnose and treat a myriad of medical situations with step-by-step how-to explanations and the latest practical advice from wilderness medicine experts.
  • Get guidance on the go with online access to the fully searchable text at Expert Consult, plus bonus downloadable files for Survival Kits.
  • Get the wilderness medicine skills you need now with new chapters on foot problems and care, global humanitarian relief and disaster medicine, Leave No Trace principles, and high-altitude medicine, as well as lists to prepare a variety of survival kits for different settings and patient populations.
  • Improve your competency and readiness with thoroughly revised chapters on shock, maxillofacial trauma, malaria, improvised litters and carries, aeromedical transport, pain management, life-threatening emergencies, and allergic reactions.

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United States of America
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Surgical incision
Drug combination
Cardiac dysrhythmia
Barbiturate
SAFETY
Amnesia
Meningitis
Screw
Arthropod
Circulatory collapse
Nausea
List of cutaneous conditions
Hepatitis B
Disaster medicine
Solare
Protect
Nose
Resource
Ascend
Laryngotracheal stenosis
Elastic bandage
Helicopter
Gyromitra
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Perforated eardrum
Insect bites and stings
Wilderness medicine
Smoke inhalation
Vitality
Rib fracture
Specialty (medicine)
Diabetes mellitus type 1
Oral rehydration therapy
Bite
Scuba diving
Cervical collar
Traumatic brain injury
Traveler's diarrhea
Mental health
Myiasis
Litter
Urticaria
Blanket
Mattress
Orthopedics
Trauma (medicine)
Skin grafting
Cellulitis
Airway management
Anesthetic
Halogenation
Epistaxis
Stroke
Genitourinary system
Podiatry
Swelling
Medical sign
Oxygen therapy
Hypovolemia
Hypotension
Disinfectant
Septic shock
Applause
Pain management
Antivenom
Sprain
Parasitic disease
Device
Wound
Hypersensitivity
Lesion
Sunscreen
Mentorship
Drowning
Underpants
Neoprene
Pulmonary embolism
Dyspnea
General practitioner
Hyponatremia
Ventricular fibrillation
Humanitarianism
Choking
Dehydration
Hypothermia
Bleeding
Tissue (biology)
Common cold
Anemia
Altitude sickness
Anaphylaxis
Headache
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Redox
Ophthalmology
Allergy
Ectopic pregnancy
Diarrhea
Emergency medical services
Emergency medicine
Obstetrics
Hearing impairment
Asthma
Diabetes mellitus
Dengue fever
Infection
Zoonosis
Veterinary medicine
Vehicle
Urinary tract infection
Unconsciousness
Urethritis
Tool
Sinusitis
Skiing
Epileptic seizure
Seafood
Pelvic inflammatory disease
Malaria
Knife
Hypoglycemia
Firearm
First aid
Major depressive disorder
Antibacterial
Anxiety
Aircraft
Fractures
Wrapping
Steel
Concussion
Animals
Inhalation
Submersion
Culicidae
Plague
Pneumothorax
Sling
Ticks
Lake
Wild
Burns
Butterfly
Abrasion
Blister
Vaccine
Fuel
Lidocaïne
Agaricales
Bullet
Anthrax
Gossypium
Constipation
Surface
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Date de parution 26 avril 2013
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Field Guide to Wilderness Medicine
Fourth Edition

Paul S. Auerbach, MD, MS, FACEP, FAWM
Redlich Family Professor of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California

Benjamin B. Constance, MD
Clinical Instructor, Division of Emergency Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California

Luanne Freer, MD, FACEP, FAWM
Medical Director, Medcor, Yellowstone National Park, Founder and Director, Everest Base Camp Medical Clinic, Himalayan Rescue Association, Bozeman, Montana
Table of Contents
Cover image
Title page
Copyright
Dedication
Preface
Acknowledgments
Color plate
Chapter 1: High-Altitude Medicine
Definitions
High-Altitude Illness
Other Altitude Disorders
Common Medical Conditions and High Altitude
Chapter 2: Avalanche Safety and Rescue
Avalanche Safety and Rescue Equipment
Crossing an Avalanche Slope
Surviving an Avalanche
Rescue
Calling for Help
Organized Rescue
Avalanche Victim (Table 2-1)
Care of the Patient (Fig. 2-7)
Chapter 3: Hypothermia
Definition
General Treatment
Disorders
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Chapter 4: Frostbite and Other Cold-Induced Tissue Injuries
Frostbite
Trench Foot (Immersion Foot)
Chapter 5: Heat Illness
Definitions
Disorders
Prevention
Acclimatization
Chapter 6: Wildland Fires
Sensible Land Development Practices in Order to Protect Against Wildfire
Early Warning Signals or Indicators Associated with Extreme Fire Behavior
Conditions That Produce a Crown Fire
Ten Standard Firefighting Orders
“Watch Out!” Situations in the Wildland Fire Environment
Wildland-Urban “Watch Out!” Situations
Vehicle Behavior in a Fire Situation
Guidance for People in a Vehicle during a Wildland Fire
Guidance for People in a Building During a Wildland Fire
If You Cannot Escape an Approaching Wildfire
Surviving a Wildland Fire Entrapment or Burnover
Personal Gear for a Rescue Mission on a Wildland Fire Incident
How to Report a Wildland Fire to Local Authorities
Portable Fire Extinguishers
Chapter 7: Burns and Smoke Inhalation
Types of Burns
General Treatment
Burn Classification
Disposition
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Smoke Inhalation and Thermal Airway Injury
Chapter 8: Solar Radiation and Photoprotection
Acute Sunburn
Photoprotection
Chapter 9: Lightning Injuries
Disorders
Chapter 10: Emergency Airway Management
Recognition of Airway Obstruction
Manual Airway Techniques
Mechanical Airway Adjuncts
Foreign Body Aspiration
Suctioning
Rescue Breathing
Supraglottic/Alternative Airway Devices
Definitive Airway Management
Cricothyrotomy
Chapter 11: Emergency Oxygen Administration
Indications
Contraindications
Equipment
Nonbreathing Patients
Hazards
Chapter 12: Trauma Emergencies: Assessment and Stabilization
Establishing Priorities
Basic Principles of Wilderness Trauma Management
Universal Precautions in the Wilderness
Primary Survey
Secondary Survey
Chapter 13: Shock
Definition
Disorders
Chapter 14: Head Injury
General Treatment
Evaluation of the Head-Injured Patient
Glasgow Coma Scale
Simplified Motor Score
High Risk for Traumatic Brain Injury: Immediate Evacuation
Moderate Risk for Traumatic Brain Injury: Brief Loss of Consciousness or Change in Consciousness at Time of Injury
Low Risk for Traumatic Brain Injury: May be Observed and Does Not Require Immediate Evacuation
Scalp Lacerations
Scalp Bandaging
Head Injury and Scuba Diving
Chapter 15: Chest Trauma
Disorders
Chapter 16: Intra-abdominal Injuries
Penetrating Injuries
Chapter 17: Maxillofacial Trauma
General Treatment
Disorders
Chapter 18: Orthopedic Injuries, Splints, and Slings
Physical Examination and Functional Considerations
Disorders
Chapter 19: Firearm and Arrow Injuries/Fishhook Injury
Firearm Injury
Arrow or Spear Injury
Fishhook Injury
Chapter 20: Lacerations, Abrasions, and Dressings
Definition: Laceration
Examination
Anesthesia
Cleaning and Debridement
Irrigation Method
Definitive Wound Care
High-Risk Wounds
Stapling Technique
Wound Ointment Dressing and Bandaging
Definition: Abrasion
Wound Myiasis
Chapter 21: Sprains and Strains
Definitions
General Treatment
Disorders
Chapter 22: Foot Problems and Care
Definition
Disorders
Chapter 23: Bandaging and Taping Techniques
Taping
Types of Tape
Skin Preparation
Ankle Taping
Toe Taping
Lower Leg Taping
Knee Taping
Patella Taping
Finger Taping
Thumb Taping
Wrist Taping
Bandaging
Chapter 24: Pain Management
Evaluation of Pain
Physical Methods for Treatment of Pain
Local Anesthetic Pharmacology
Pharmacologic Treatment of Pain
Additional Agents
Complementary and Alternative Medicine Therapies
Chapter 25: Life-Threatening Emergencies (Rescue Breathing/CPR/Choking)
Basic Resuscitation
Choking/Obstructed Airway
Chapter 26: Allergic Reactions
Anaphylaxis
Allergic Rhinitis
Chapter 27: Cardiopulmonary Emergencies
Cardiac Emergencies
Pulmonary Emergencies
Chapter 28: Neurologic Emergencies
Stroke
Transient Ischemic Attack
Seizure
Headache
Chapter 29: Diabetic Emergencies
Definitions and Characteristics
Disorders
Air Travel and Diabetes Medications and Syringes
Chapter 30: Genitourinary Tract Disorders
Urinary Tract Infection
Chapter 31: Gynecologic and Obstetric Emergencies
Patterns of Menstrual Bleeding
Vaginal Bleeding Associated with Pregnancy
Vaginal Discharge
Gonorrhea/Chlamydia
Pain: Vulvar/Vaginal
Herpes Simplex Viruses (HSV-1 and HSV-2)
Pain: Pelvic/Lower Abdominal
Emergency Wilderness Childbirth
Emergency Contraception
Immunizations during Pregnancy
Medications during Pregnancy
Chapter 32: Wilderness Eye Emergencies
Disorders
Chapter 33: Ear, Nose, and Throat Emergencies
Epistaxis
Esophageal Foreign Bodies
Foreign Bodies in the Ear
Otitis Media
Otitis Externa
Sinusitis
Chapter 34: Dental Emergencies
Toothache (Pulpitis)
Periapical Osteitis
Cracked Tooth
Temporomandibular Disorders
Infections
Trauma
Dental First-Aid Kit
Chapter 35: Mental Health
Anxiety
Phobia (e.g., Fear of Heights or Snakes)
Panic Attack
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Depression (with or Without Mania)
Mania
Schizophrenia
Organic Mental Disorders
Substance Abuse Disorders
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Chapter 36: Global Humanitarian Relief and Disaster Medicine
Fundamental Humanitarian Principles
Needs in Humanitarian Crises
Causes of Epidemic Disease in Acute Crisis
Suggested Packing List for Responders to Humanitarian Crises
Field Disinfection of Surgical Tools
Fasciotomy
Disposing of Dead Bodies
High-Risk Situations for International Travelers
Avoiding Land Mine Risk
Strategies to Reduce Risk for Terrorist Attack While Traveling to High-Risk Areas
How to Behave in a Hostage Situation
Checklist for Personal Security While Traveling
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
How to Seek Safety during a Natural Disaster
Chapter 37: Snake and Other Reptile Bites
Definitions and Characteristics
Pit Viper Envenomation
Coral Snake Envenomation
Envenomation by Non–North American Snakes
Venomous Lizard Bites
Chapter 38: Bites and Stings From Arthropods and Mosquitoes
Disorders
Chapter 39: Protection From Blood-Feeding Arthropods
Personal Protection
Repellents
Insecticides
Reducing Local Mosquito Populations
Integrated Approach to Personal Protection
Ticks
Chapter 40: Toxic Plants
Toxic Plant Ingestions
Organ System Principles
Chapter 41: Mushroom Toxicity
Disorders Caused by Gastrointestinal Toxins (Table 41-1)
Disorders Caused by Disulfiram-Like Toxins (Table 41-2)
Disorders Caused by Neurologic Toxins (Muscarine) (Table 41-3)
Isoxazole Reactions (Table 41-4)
Disorders Caused by Hallucinogenic Mushrooms (Table 41-5)
Disorders Caused by Protoplasmic Poisons (Table 41-6)
Chapter 42: Animal Attacks
Wound Care
Wound Infection
Specific Animal Considerations
Avoiding and Mitigating Animal Attacks
Bear Attack Prevention and Risk Reduction
Chapter 43: Zoonoses
Definition
Disorders
Chapter 44: Diarrhea and Constipation
Traveler’s Diarrhea
Food Poisoning
Infection Caused by Intestinal Protozoa
Nondysenteric Disease
Dysenteric (Invasive) Disease
Cryptosporidium
Cyclospora Cayetanensis
Constipation
Chapter 45: Field Water Disinfection <

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