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Wilderness First Aid: (Pocket Guide)

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By James Kavanagh and Dave Canterbury with Illustrations by Raymond Leung

Product Description

No one wants to think about needing first aid while out in the wilderness, but hoping it does not happen will not help you when it does. "Wilderness First Aid" covers simple techniques to treat common injuries and sicknesses in a wilderness situation. This waterproof flexible folding guide includes tips and techniques to help you be more comfortable while awaiting rescue or keep you mobile to effect self-rescue if required. Be smart, be safe, be skilled!

Techniques for treatment of:

  • Shock
  • Head injury
  • Bleeding
  • Burns
  • Eye injury
  • Bandaging
  • Blisters and rashes
  • Bites and stings from flying insects, ticks, snakes, mammals

Waterproof for durability, this handy guide is a great source of portable information for field use by novices and experts alike. Ideal to include in your emergency kit, bug out bag or backpack when camping.

Editorial Review

ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_Ì´å«It has been said that knowledge is power. That is especially true when you turn your ankle on a remote trail in a secluded wilderness ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´å you are injured, hungry, and faced with spending a cold wet night in the middle of the woods. It would be nice to have some knowledge about surviving the night, tending to your injuries, and getting something into your stomach when you are you are still miles from your car with the sun already below the tree tops. WouldnÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´åÇt it be nice, in that moment, to have a library of basic survival information at your fingertips?

ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_Ì´å«I have been keeping Waterford Press Guides in my hiking kit and car kits for years. ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ__ These guides contain a wealth of basic survival, first aid, and other practical information. Each guide folds open like a brochure and covers a single topic ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ__ A stack of them takes up very little space and weighs next to nothing.

ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_Ì´å«These Waterford Press Guides wonÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´åÇt turn you into a survival expert worthy of your own reality TV show, but they might be enough to refresh your memory on techniques and information that you have already practiced or at least to convey basic survival skills that are capable of being attempted with little or no practice. I donÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´åÇt hit the trail without them.ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_ÌÎå´ ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´å Matt at JerkingTheTrigger.com

About the Author

Dave Canterbury is co-star of a popular TV show and founder of The Pathfinder School. He brings his military background and survival skills to Waterford's Pathfinder Outdoor Survival GuideÌÎÌ_Ì´åÇÌÎå«ÌÎÌ¢ series. This series offers 8 titles including "Wilderness First Aid," "Building a Survival Kit" and more. Do you know how to secure fire, water and shelter, or signal for help using the tools nature provides? Canterbury does. And this knowledge, presented with the simplicity and clarity that Waterford Press is noted for, could help save your life one day.

Product Details

  • Format: Folded
  • Publisher: Waterford Press Inc.
  • Imprint: Waterproof
  • Language: English
  • ISBN 13: 978-1-58355-718-1
  • Edition: 1
  • Dimensions: 8.25" high x 3.5" wide
  • Shipping Weight: 1 ounce

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