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Ditch Medicine

Advanced Field Procedures For Emergencies

by Hugh L Coffee

SKU MED2
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Softcover
978-1-58160-390-3
224 pages, 5.5" x 8.5"
photos, illust.

  • Description
  • Author Bio
  • Chapter List
Whether it's a war zone or a civil disaster area, traumatic injuries often occur in remote, unsanitary locations. This book teaches advanced field procedures for small wound repair, care of the infected wound, IV therapy, pain control, amputations, treatment of burns, airway procedures and more.
Hugh L Coffee is a professional paramedic with extensive experience administering emergency medicine in Third World and battlefield environments. His many specialities include improvising medical equipment from available materials and performing disaster-medicine procedures under primitive conditions.
BOOK CHAPTER LIST
1) Small Wound Repair
2) Care for the Infected Wound
3) Decompression and Drainage of the Chest
4) Intravenous Therapy
5) Emergency Airway Procedures
6) Anaphylactic Shock
7) Pain Control
8) Amputations
9) Burns
10) Nutrition and Emotional Support
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