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AWLS Course Manual

Auteur: Richard Ingebretsen

Het fysieke tekstboek voor de AWLS cursus voor wie het prettig vindt om een tastbaar tekstboek in handen te hebben ter voorbereiding op de AWLS cursus of gewoon als naslagwerk.

You already know how to care for patients in an urban environment, now learn the skills to care for them when resources are few and far between. Since its development in 1997 at the University of Utah School of Medicine, the Advanced Wilderness Life Support (AWLS) curriculum has been recognized as the standard in wilderness medical education for licensed medical professionals. Today, as a collaborative effort between the University of Utah School of Medicine, the United States Army, and the Wilderness Medical Society, the curriculum continues to lead the field in providing students with the most current wilderness medical treatment guidelines available. This textbook reflects that body of expertise, providing medical professionals with a clear, concise resource in the treatment of common wilderness medical emergencies. This text has you covered from the first response to complete treatment of medical conditions. And since the text is written in a concise and information-packed 265 pages, it can actually make it out of the house with you on your next adventure. With a quality, true binding this text is sure to stand up to the rigors of an outdoor enthusiast’s life. • Chapters include patient assessment, wound management, musculoskeletal injuries, altitude medicine, avalanche survival, heat induced injuries, cold induced injuries, lightning, submersion, medical problems, dentistry, dermatology, eye injuries & disorders, animal bites and stings, infectious disease, wilderness medical kits, water disinfection and hydration, diving medicine, and an appendix covering wilderness medical-legal concerns. • The brand new 9th edition for 2017 contains many leading-edge updates and represents the latest improvements in primary assessment, medical treatment and dosing, as well as practical skills.