A Comprehensive Guide to Wilderness and Travel Medicine Book

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A 190-page, pocket-sized book that goes far beyond traditional first aid. The information found in the pages of this book is intended to help you manage medical emergencies in remote environments, when professional medical care or rescue is not readily available. A 190-page, pocket-sized book that goes far beyond traditional first aid. The information found in the pages of this book is intended to help you manage medical emergencies in remote environments, when professional medical care or rescue is not readily available. This book is a powerful guide for those who travel far from modern civilization. The Comprehensive Guide to Wilderness and Travel Medicine provides the foundation for lay people to provide vital emergency care in remote settings.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
ERIC A. WEISS, M.D., F.A.C.E.P.: is the Associate Director of Trauma and an emergency physician at Stanford University Medical Center in Palo Alto, California. He is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Weiss is on the Board of Directors of the Wilderness Medical Society (WMS), and serves as a medical consultant to The National Geographic Society, Army Special Forces and The American Red Cross. He is a medical editor for Backpacker Magazine. Dr. Weiss was the Senior Medical Officer at the 1996 Summer Olympics and the expedition physician for The National Geographic Society in the jungles of Belize. As a medical officer for the Himalayan Rescue Association in Nepal, he has provided medical care to thousands of trekkers and climbers at a high altitude clinic near Everest base camp.
  • A Comprehensive Guide to Wilderness and Travel Medicine Book
  • A Comprehensive Guide to Wilderness and Travel Medicine Book