Wilderness 911: A Step-By-Step Guide for Medical Emergencies
This pocket-sized book will catch your attention once you flip through it. There are detailed instructions for treating dislocated joints, performing a "cricothyrodotomy" to open an airway, and even how to treat arrow injuries. This book could save your life, or your friend's life, and that's why it's good to add to your backpack.
Wilderness 911 takes all back country travelers from the basics of first aid to more advanced wilderness medicine with straightforward, step-by-step instructions. Readers will learn how to improvise with such items as dental floss, duct tape, honey, and plastic wrap. 6 photos, 80 illustrations.