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Książki medyczne

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Since 1986, Medicine for the Outdoors has been hailed as the definitive take-along manual on the subject. Packed with step-by-step instructions and how-to explanations, this updated edition tells you the best way to respond to just about any medical problem.

Logically organized, simple-to-understand enhanced illustrations and an increased focus on new topics mean this medical reference book may literally save your life. Whether you're venturing into mountains, deserts, forests, or out to sea, it belongs in your pack!Spis treści:Preface v Introduction vii PART ONE: General Information How to Use This Book 1 Before You Go 2 General First-Aid Principles 10 PART TWO: Major Medical Problems An Approach to the Unconscious Victim 21 Chest Injury 39 Serious Lung Disorders 42 Chest Pain 46 Bleeding 49 Shock 58 Head Injury 59 Allergic Reaction 64 Seizure 65 Fractures and Dislocations 67 Amputation 107 Burns 108 Inhalation Injuries 112 Abdominal Pain 116 Emergency Childbirth 130 Diabetes 133 Stroke 135 Infectious Diseases 137 Dealing with Death 150 PART THREE: Minor Medical Problems General Symptoms 153 Head (Also Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat, and Mouth) 160 Upper Respiratory Disorders 189 PART FOUR: Disorders Related to Specific Environments Injuries and Illnesses Due to Cold 281 Injuries and Illnesses Due to Heat 296 Wildland Fires 303 High Altitude-Related Problems 306 Snakebite 315 Insect and Arthropod Bites 322 Lightning Strike, Tornado (Cyclone), Hurricane (Typhoon), Flood, Earthquake, Tidal Wave (Tsunami), Landslide (Mudslide), Volcano, and Snow Avalanche 340 Hazardous Aquatic Life and Aquatic Infections 347 Underwater Diving Accidents 360 Drowning 364 Animal Attacks 367 Wild Plant and Mushroom Poisoning 374 PART FIVE: Miscellaneous Information Oxygen Administration 405 Water Disinfection 406 Motion Sickness 411 Jet Lag 413 First-Aid Kits 415 Immunizations 420 Immunizations 420 Transport of the Injured Victim 429 Ground-to-Air Distress Signals 442 Lost People 444 Procedures 444 APPENDICES Appendix One: Commonly Used Drugs (Medications) and Doses 455 Appendix Two: Conversion Tables 476 Appendix Three: Guidelines for Prevention of Diseases Transmitted via Human Blood and Other Bodily Fluids 481 Appendix Four: Commonly Used Applications of the SAM Splint 483 Appendix Five: Personal Safety in an Age of Global Conflict, Kidnapping, and Terrorism 497 Appendix Six: Emergency Canine Medicine 499 Glossary (Including Acronyms and Abbreviations) 502 Index 516 About the Author 549

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  • ISBN 9780443102196 
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  • Autor P. Schwind 
  • Wydawnictwo Churchill Livingstone 
  • Ilość stron 244 
  • Rok wydania 2006 
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