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The scouting guide to wilderness first aid : more than 200 essential skills for medical emergencies in remote environments / Grant S. Lipman, MD, FACEP, FAWM.

Lipman, Grant S., author. (Author). Boy Scouts of America. (Added Author).
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  • 0 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
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Current holds

1 current hold with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Detroit Lakes Public Library 616.0252 LIP (Text) 33500013121348 New Checked out 10/28/2019
Moorhead Public Library 616.0252 LIP (Text) 33500013121355 New In transit -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781510739710
  • ISBN: 1510739718
  • Physical Description: xiv, 164 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note: "A licensed product of BSA"--Cover.
"The Boy Scouts of America"--Title page.
Formatted Contents Note: Assessment system/ CPR -- Abdominal pain -- Allergic reactions and anaphylaxis -- Altitude illness -- Blisters -- Burns -- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) -- Chest pain -- Chest trauma -- Dental pain -- Diabetic emergencies -- Drowning -- Eyes, ears, nose, and throat -- Female genital problems -- Frostbite -- Head injury -- Heat illness -- Hypothermia -- Infectious disease -- Lightning -- Lung problems -- Male genital problems -- Muskuloskeletal injuries -- Nervous system -- Skin irritation -- Toxins, bites, and stings -- Trauma -- Wound care.
Summary, etc.: "In Scouting's Guide to First Aid, current Scouts, Scout alumni, and readers interested in the outdoors are provided with time-tested advice on how to safely identify, harvest, and use edible wild plants. Some practical tips include: how to triage, assess, and identify medical emergencies; what to include in a first aid kit for your home; when to seek help for health emergencies; how to safely move a sick or injured person; how to perform CPR and use an automatic external defibrillator; what the proper procedures are for broken bones, hypothermia, burns, and sprains; and so much more!"--Page [4] of cover.
Author Notes

The Boy Scouts of America provides the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training, which helps young people be “Prepared. For Life.®” The Scouting organization is composed of nearly 2.4 million youth members between the ages of 7 and 21 and approximately 960,000 volunteers in local councils throughout the United States and its territories. For more information on the Boy Scouts of America, please visit
Grant S. Lipman, MD is a clinical associate professor of emergency medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. He completed a fellowship in wilderness medicine at Stanford, and is now the director of the Stanford Wilderness Medicine Section and Stanford Wilderness Medicine Fellowship. He has served as chair of the American College of Emergency Physicians Section of Wilderness Medicine and sits on the board of directors of the Wilderness Medical Society. He has published more than fifty original research articles and directed expedition medical care on six continents. The Scouting Guide to Wilderness First Aid is his thirdbook. He lives with his wife, son, and daughter in Redwood City, California. 

Subject: First aid in illness and injury > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Outdoor medical emergencies.
Boy Scouts of America > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre: Handbooks and manuals.

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