The Survival Medicine Handbook: THE essential guide for when medical help is NOT on the way

The Survival Medicine Handbook: THE essential guide for when medical help is NOT on the way Author Joseph Alton MD
ISBN-10 0988872552
ISBN-13 9780988872554
Year 2016-06-07
Pages 700
Language English
Publisher Doom and Bloom, LLC
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If you had to deal with an injury or illness in a disaster would you know what to do The Survival Medicine Handbook is a 670 page detailed guide for those who want to be medically prepared for any disaster where help is NOT on the way This book is written by Joe Alton M D and Amy Alton A R N P the premiere medical preparedness professionals from the top ten survival website www doomandbloom net The expanded third edition of the 3 category Amazon bestseller Survival Skills Disaster Relief Safety First Aid is geared to enable the non medical professional to deal with all the likely issues they will encounter in catastrophic short or long term scenarios The third 2016 edition of The Survival Medicine Handbook is not your standard first aid book Unlike other so called survival medical books it assumes that a disaster natural or man made has removed all access to hospitals or doctors for the foreseeable future you the average person are now the highest medical resource left to your family The Survival Medicine Handbook will give you the tools in plain English to competently handle injuries and illness for any situation that leaves you as the end of the line with regards to your family s medical well being Here are just some of the over 150 topics 175 illustrations covered PRINCIPLES OF MEDICAL PREPAREDNESS HISTORY OF PREPAREDNESS USING ALL THE TOOLS IN THE WOODSHED SPIRITUALITY AND SURVIVAL MODERN MEDICINE VS SURVIVAL MEDICINE THE IMPORTANCE OF COMMUNITY HOW TO BECOME AN EFFECTIVE MEDIC LIKELY MEDICAL ISSUES YOULL FACE MEDICAL SKILLS YOULL WANT TO LEARN MEDICAL BAGS KITS AND SUPPLIES HOW TO STERILIZE MEDICAL SUPPLIES NATURAL REMEDIES LIKE OILS TEAS TINCTURES AND SALVES THE MEDICAL HISTORY AND PHYSICAL EXAM THE MASS CASUALTY INCIDENT THE ACTIVE SHOOTER EVENT PATIENT TRANSPORT HYGIENE RELATED MEDICAL ISSUES LICE TICKS AND WORMS DENTAL ISSUES AND PROCEDURES RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS GUIDE TO PROTECTIVE MASKS FOOD AND WATER BORNE ILLNESS WATER STERILIZATION DIARRHEAL DISEASE AND DEHYDRATION DEALING WITH SEWAGE ISSUES RODENTS AS DISEASE VECTORS FOOD POISONING PATHOGENS DISEASE CAUSING ORGANISMS HOW INFECTIONS SPREAD APPENDICITIS AND OTHER ABDOMINAL INFECTIONS AND CONDITIONS HEPATITIS URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS INFECTIONS CAUSED BY YEAST CELLULITIS ABSCESSES TETANUS MOSQUITO BORNE ILLNESSES PANDEMICS THE SURVIVAL SICK ROOM HYPERTHERMIA HEAT STROKE HYPOTHERMIA FROSTBITE IMMERSION TRENCH FOOT COLD WATER SAFETY FALLING THROUGH THE ICE AVALANCHE PREPAREDNESS ALTITUDE SICKNESS WILDFIRE PREPAREDNESS SMOKE INHALATION TORNADO PREPAREDNESS HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS EARTHQUAKE PREPAREDNESS FLOOD PREPAREDNESS MARITIME SURVIVAL NEAR DROWNING VOLCANO PREPAREDNESS ALLERGIC REACTIONS ASTHMA ANAPHYLACTIC SHOCK POISON IVY OAK AND SUMAC RADIATION SICKNESS BIOLOGICAL WARFARE INJURIES TO SOFT TISSUES MINOR WOUNDS HEMORRHAGIC WOUNDS PHYSICAL EFFECTS OF BLOOD LOSS HEMORRHAGE CONTROL TOURNIQUETS COMMERCIAL BLOOD CLOTTING AGENTS KNIFE AND BULLET WOUNDS BODY ARMOR THE MEDIC UNDER FIRE SOFT TISSUE CHRONIC WOUND CARE HOW TO SUTURE SKIN HOW TO STAPLE SKIN LOCAL NERVE BLOCKS BLISTERS SPLINTERS AND FISHHOOKS NAIL BED INJURIES BURN INJURIES ANIMAL BITES SNAKE BITES INSECT BITES AND STINGS HEAD INJURIES SPRAINS AND STRAINS DISLOCATIONS FRACTURES PNEUMOTHORAX AMPUTATION THYROID DISEASE DIABETES HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE HEART DISEASE ULCER AND ACID REFLUX DISEASE SEIZURE DISORDERS JOINT DISEASE KIDNEY AND GALL BLADDER STONES SKIN RASHES VARICOSE VEINS HEMORRHOIDS AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION TRACHEOTOMY CPR IN THE UNCONSCIOUS PATIENT HEADACHE EYE TRAUMA AND INFECTIONS NASAL TRAUMA EAR INFECTIONS PREGNANCY AND DELIVERY ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION SLEEP DEPRIVATION OVER THE COUNTER DRUGS PAIN RELIEF ANTIBIOTICS EXPIRATION DATES When medical personnel are overwhelmed and modern technology is non existent The Survival Medicine Handbook is THE essential book for your library

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