A Wilderness EMS Medical Kit. by K. Conover,
A very complete list for a wilderness EMT.
OA Guide to Heat Related Illnesses & Fluid Balance. by R. Curtis.
How hydration can affect your performance.
The Trauma Bank. by the European Association for Trauma and Emergency Surgery.
An excellent tutorial on patient assesment and trauma care.
Can We Really Use Super Glue Instead of Suture? by A. Frye.
Snakebite Emergency First-Aid Information. by S. Grenard.
An overview of what to do... and NOT do for a venomous snake bite. Includes instruction on how to use the Sawyer Extractor.
Cold Related Disorders. by J. Hill
How to deal with cold injuries.
Doctors Suggest Kit Essentials. by M. Hodgson.
A short list of what should be included in a first aid kit.
Ticks, Ticks, and Yechh, More Ticks. by M. Hodgson.
Repelling the little buggers.
Avoiding The Sting. by M. Hodgson.
Tips for preventing stings and bites.
Repelling Biting Nasties. by M. Hodgson.
Insect repellent recommendations.
Compartment Syndrome. by D. Krupp.
A discussion on the physiology of compartment syndrome. This can occur if you hang in your harness too long.
Snow Blind on Mount Shasta!. by P. Richins Jr.
An account of snow blindness, and how to prevent it.
Cold Injuries. by T. Schimelpfenig & L. Lindsey.
A discussion of cold weather injuries, from the NOLS Wilderness First Aid book.
First Aid Tutorial. by P. Tilanus.
A review of first aid.
First on the scene . by B. Tilton.
Initial patient assessment.
Hot Days and Hot Heads: Understanding Heat Illness . by B. Tilton.
Prevention and treatment.
Cooler Heads Prevail Heat Stroke, Dehydration & Prevention. by B. Tilton.
Discusses the differences and treatment of dehydration, heat exhaustion and heat stoke.
Sprained Ankle Management . by B. Tilton.
Treatment of sprained ankles, of course.
Closed-Head Injury: Sorry, There's No Room Left . by B. Tilton.
How to deal with head injuries.
Open Wounds . by B. Tilton.
More of Buck's wisdom on wound management.
Road Rash - Road Optional. by B. Tilton.
Buck's methods on managing scrapes
Wound Cleaning 101. by B. Tilton.
How to clean out a wound in the wilderness.
Closing and Dressing Wounds. by B. Tilton.
Treating the wound for transport.
Managing Minor Burns. by B. Tilton.
A nice little article on treating small burns.
Trechfoot. by B. Tilton.
The care and treatment of trench foot.
Black Widow Spiders. by B. Tilton.
First aid and bite prevention.
Pit Vipers. by B. Tilton.
Preventing and treating bites.
Dangerous Myths about Outdoor Survival--And the Truth Behind Them. by B. Tilton.
Debunking some common myths.
Brown Recluse Spiders. by B. Tilton.
Avoiding the bite.
Scorpion Stings. by B. Tilton.
First aid tips for easing the pain.
The Glasgow Coma Score. by trauma.org.
Evaluates the extent of an individual's brain injuries.
Organ Injury Scaling. by trauma.org.
Evaluates the extent of an individual's organ injuries.
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