Nols Wilderness First Aid

Author: 
Schimelpfenig, Todd and Linda Lindsey, Joan Safford (NOLS Library)
Year Published: 
1992

"75 illustrations 5 x 8 Revised and updated Comprehensive guide to diagnosing, treating, and transporting patients New chapter on leadership, teamwork, and communication 40,000 sold Praise for the second edition (0-8117-3084-0): ""One of the finest first aid books I've seen."" -Mel Otten, M.D. Wilderness First Aid Society This time-tested reference has taught thousands of NOLS students and other outdoor enthusiasts the essentials of wilderness treatment and has become a standard in its field. This edition has been thoroughly reviewed and updated with the latest medical protocols for wilderness treatment and evacuation. A new chapter on leadership skills is unique among texts on the subject. Specific information has also been added on patient assessment, cold injuries, eye injuries, gender-specific conditions, asthma, pneumonia, and unconscious states. Tod Schimelpfenig has 25 years experience as an EMT and is past NOLS risk management director and current director of the NOLS Rocky Mountain branch. Linda Lindsey (RN, BSN, EMT), is NOLS human resources director and a board member of the Wilderness Medical Society.

From Book News, Inc.

A reference on essentials of wilderness first aid treatment for National Outdoor Leadership Schools (NOLS) students and for everyday hikers. This third edition is updated with the latest medical protocols for wilderness treatment and evacuation. There is a new chapter on leadership skills, teamwork, and communication. Specific information has also been added on cold injuries, eye injuries, gender-specific conditions, and asthma. Includes b&w illustrations. Schimelpfenig is past NOLS risk management director and current NOLS Rocky Mountain branch director; Lindsey is NOLS human resources director and a board member of the Wilderness Medical Society.Book News, Inc.®, Portland, OR"

Review: 
5 of 5
Notes: 

Info for the newer edition (2000)

Format: 
Book
Type: 
Guide
Availability: 
Available