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First Aid Survival Guide

Chris McNab

First Aid Survival Guide covers everything you need to know about administering urgent medical attention in situations where there is no prospect of immediate professional help. To show you how to deal with such emergencies, this indispensable guide, illustrated with... Read moreRead less

First Aid Survival Guide covers everything you need to know about administering urgent medical attention in situations where there is no prospect of immediate professional help. To show you how to deal with such emergencies, this indispensable guide, illustrated with more than 150 line drawings, provides step-by-step instructions for treating a wide range of injuries and conditions, from cleaning a wound to setting a bone fracture. Key topics include breathing and circulation; healing wounds and stopping bleeding; dealing with head injuries; treating burns and scalds; mending broken bones, damaged joints and torn muscles; and avoiding poisons and removing foreign objects from wounds. You can also discover how to respond to the problems caused by extremes of climate and temperature, as well as how to cope with a range of illnesses, including appendicitis, diarrhoea and malaria.

Format: 240 x 189mm fb
Extent: 192pp
Word count: 60,000
Illustrations: 150 b/w artworks
ISBN: 978-1-78274-538-9

Chris McNab

Chris McNab is a wilderness expert, military specialist and author of over 20 survival publications, including How to Survive Anything, Anywhere, Living off the Land, and SAS Training Manual: Endurance Techniques. He holds a PhD from the University of Wales and lives in south Wales, UK.

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