The Resource Auerbach's wilderness medicine, editor, Paul S. Auerbach ; associate editors Tracy A. Cushing, N. Stuart Harris

Auerbach's wilderness medicine, editor, Paul S. Auerbach ; associate editors Tracy A. Cushing, N. Stuart Harris

Label
Auerbach's wilderness medicine
Title
Auerbach's wilderness medicine
Statement of responsibility
editor, Paul S. Auerbach ; associate editors Tracy A. Cushing, N. Stuart Harris
Title variation
Wilderness medicine
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Now in its 7th edition, Auerbach's Wilderness Medicine continues to help you quickly and decisively manage medical emergencies encountered in any wilderness or other austere setting! World-renowned authority Dr. Paul Auerbach and 2 new associate editors have assembled a team of experts to offer proven, practical, visual guidance for effectively diagnosing and treating the full range of issues that can occur in situations where time and resources are scarce...this indispensable resource equips physicians, nurses, advanced practice providers, first responders, and rescuers with the essential knowledge and skills to effectively address and prevent injuries and illnesses - no matter where they happen!"--Publisher's description
Related
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC88.9.O95
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Auerbach's wilderness medicine, editor, Paul S. Auerbach ; associate editors Tracy A. Cushing, N. Stuart Harris
Publication
Copyright
Note
Revised edition of: Wilderness medicine / [edited by] Paul S. Auerbach. 6th ed. ©2012
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • High-altitude physiology -- High-altitude medicine and pathophysiology -- High altitude and preexisting medical conditions -- Avalanches -- Lightning-related injuries and safety -- Thermoregulation -- Accidental hypothermia -- Immersion into cold water -- Frostbite -- Nonfreezing cold-induced injuries -- Polar medicine -- Pathophysiology of heat-related illnesses -- Clinical management of heat-related illnesses -- Wildland fires : dangers and survival -- Emergency care of the burned patient -- Exposure to radiation from the sun -- Volcanic eruptions, hazards, and mitigation -- Wilderness trauma and surgical emergencies -- Emergency airway management -- Management of facial injuries -- Wound management -- Wilderness orthopedics -- Splints and slings -- Taping and bandaging -- Foot problems and care -- Hunting and fishing injuries -- Tactical medicine -- Combat and casualty care -- Injury prevention : decision making, safety, and accident avoidance -- Bites and injuries inflicted by wild and domestic animals -- Rabies -- Bear behavior and attacks -- Alligator and crocodile attacks -- Wilderness-acquired zoonoses -- Bites by venomous reptiles in Canada, the United States, and Mexico -- Bites by venomous and nonvenomous reptiles worldwide -- Ranch and rodeo medicine -- Emergency veterinary medicine -- Mosquitoes and mosquito-borne diseases -- Malaria -- Arthropod envenomation and parasitism -- Tick-borne diseases -- Spider bites -- Scorpion envenomation -- Protection from blood-feeding arthropods -- Improvised medicine in the wilderness -- Principles of pain management -- The eye in the wilderness -- Wilderness dentistry -- Wilderness cardiology -- Wilderness neurology -- Mental health in the wilderness -- Chronic diseases and wilderness activities -- Wilderness emergency medical services and response systems -- Search and rescue -- Technical rescue, self-rescue, and evacuation -- Litters and carries -- Helicopter rescue and air medical transport -- Essentials of wilderness survival -- Jungle travel and survival -- Desert travel and survival -- Whitewater medicine and rescue -- Caving and cave rescue -- Plant-induced dermatitis -- Toxic plant ingestions -- Toxic mushroom ingestions -- Seasonal and acute allergic reactions -- Ethnobotany : plant-derived medical therapy -- Drowning and submersion injuries -- Safety and survival at sea -- Diving medicine -- Hyperbaric medicine -- Injuries from nonvenomous aquatic animals -- Envenomation by aquatic invertebrates -- Envenomation by aquatic vertebrates -- Aquatic skin disorders -- Seafood toxidromes -- Seafood allergies --
  • Travel medicine -- Expedition medicine -- Non{u2013}North American travel and exotic diseases -- Infectious diarrhea from wilderness and foreign travel -- Natural disaster management -- Global humanitarian medicine and disaster relief -- Natural and human-made hazards : disaster risk management issues -- Global crimes, incarceration, and quarantine -- Nutrition, malnutrition, and starvation -- Field water disinfection -- Dehydration and rehydration -- Living off the land -- Children in the wilderness -- Women in the wilderness -- Older adults in the wilderness -- Persons with disabilities in the wilderness -- Physiology of exercise, conditioning, and performance training for wilderness adventure -- Exercise, conditioning, and performance training -- Wilderness and endurance events -- Canyoneering and canyon medicine -- Cycles, snowmobiles, and other wilderness conveyances -- Medical liability and wilderness emergencies -- Ethics of wilderness medicine -- Wilderness preparation, equipment, and medical supplies -- Emergency oxygen administration -- Telemedicine in the wilderness -- Wilderness and global communications and techniques -- Wilderness navigation techniques -- Principles of meteorology and weather prediction -- Ropes and knot tying -- Ultrasound in the wilderness -- Outdoor clothing for the wilderness professional -- Nonmedical backcountry equipment for wilderness professionals -- Native American healing -- Wilderness medicine education -- MedWAR : medical wilderness adventure race -- Evidence-based wilderness medicine -- National park service medicine -- Genomics in wilderness medicine -- Wilderness management and preservation -- The changing environment -- Biodiversity and human health -- Health implications of environmental change -- Sustainability : leave no trace -- Brief introduction to oceanography -- Brief introduction to forestry -- Brief introduction to earth sciences -- Space medicine : the next frontier
Control code
ocn950449530
Edition
Seventh edition
Extent
1 online resource (various pagings)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35150865
System control number
  • (OCoLC)950449530
  • clinickey0323359426

Library Locations

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