The Wilderness Medical Associates Field Guide is an ideal reference tool for recreationists, outdoor professionals, and rescue specialists who've been properly trained. This spiral bound edition is lightweight and compact, printed on waterproof and tear-resistant paper, so it will withstand the rigors of use in the field even in the most extreme environments. The Field Guide covers a comprehensive body of topics and protocols that apply to medical emergencies you may encounter when resources are limited and access to urgent hospital care is delayed. This is a short list of topics included: patient assessment, common medical problems, basic and advanced life support, spine injury assessment, wound care, dislocation reduction, and improvised litters. The information is presented in a user-friendly format with supporting graphics and tables; plus the bright orange cover makes it easy to spot.