U.S. Army Special Forces Medical Handbook

by Glen K. Craig

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600 pages

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This handy reference guide is packed with all the info you need to stay alive and well in the field, including disease diagnosis and treatment, drugs and dosages, emergency paramedical skills and preventive medicine. Special sections cover wartime emergencies (burn and blast injuries; nuclear, biological and chemical warfare; and emergency surgery) as well as primitive and veterinary medicine, obstetrics, pediatrics and orthopedics. Also includes practical survival techniques.
1) Body Systems
- Integumentary
- Musculoskeletal
- Respiratory
- Circulatory
- Digestive
- Genitourinary
- Nervous
- Endocrine
- Eye, Ear, Nose, and throat (EENT)
2) Communicable Diseases
- Parasitic
- Mycotic (Fungal)
- Bacterial
- Viral
- Rickettsial and Spirochetal
- Venereal
3) Clearing Airway Obstructions and CPR
4) Mental Disorders
5) Nutritional Diseases and Deficiencies
6) Pediactrics
7) Gynecology
8) Obstetrics
9) Orthopedics
10) Burns and Blast Injuries
11) Heat and Cold Injuries
12) Bits (Snake, Insect, and Animal)
13) Evaluation of the Unconscious Patient, Overdose, and Poisoning
14) Nuclear, Biological, Chemical (NBC)
15) Shock
16) Primary Survey, Triage, and Emergency War Surgery
17) Anesthesia
18) IV Therapy: Fluids and Electrolytes Basics
19) Dental Emergencies and Treatment
20) Preventive Medicine (PM)
21) Veterinary Medicine
22) Primitive Medicine
23) Anatomical Plates
24) Bacteriological and Parasitic Plates
25) Laboratory Procedures
26) Cellular Components of Blood, Normal Values, and Significance of Blood Tests
27) History and Physical Examination Guide
28) Field Sterilization and Disinfection
29) Drug of Choice Chart

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