With Dr. William Forgey's comprehensive Wilderness Medicine: Beyond First Aid in hand, you can recognize, assess, and treat
many kinds of medical emergencies. This fully revised and updated, illustrated text is essential reading for anyone from
trip leaders, guides, and search and rescue groups to EMTs, paramedics, and physicians who must provide immediate care when
access to a medical facility is difficult or impossible. Learn how to survey, assess, and stabilize the victim and the medical
situation, what questions to ask to gain necessary vital information, how to manage physical symptoms as well as care for
wounds and orthopedic injuries and much more.