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REFERENCE TOPICS
Asthma
Babesiosis
Barotrauma
Bee Stings
Bicycle Safety
Boating Safety
Box Jellyfish
Bubonic Plague
Camping Safety
Catfish Sting
Chiggers
Chronic Wasting Disease
Deer Stand Injuries
Dehydration
Drowning
Edible Plants
Ehrlichiosis
Eye Injuries
Field Dressing Deer
First Aid Kits
Fractures
Frostbite
Getting Lost and Getting Found
Heat Exhaustion
Heat Stroke
Hunting Safety
Hyponatremia
Hypothermia
Ice Fishing Safety
Incubation Periods
Infectious Diarrhea
Jellyfish Stings
Lacerations
Lightning Safety
Lyme Disease
Malaria
Mosquito
Mushrooms
Poison Ivy, Oak, and Sumac
Portuguese Man of War
Psychology of Survival
Rabies Virus
Rehydration
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
Safe Foreign Travel
SARS
Scabies
Scorpions
Seasonal Allergies
Shark Attacks
Skiers Thumb
Snake Bites

 - Black Racer

 - Brown Snake

 - Copperhead Snake
 - Cottonmouth
 - Eastern Coral Snake
 - Fox Snake
 - Garter Snake
 - Sea Snakes
 - Timber Rattlesnake
 - Western Diamondback
Spiders
 - Baby Spiders
 - Banana Spider
 - Black Widow
 - Brown Recluse
 - Brown Widow
 - Daddy Long Legs
 - Fishing Spider
 - Forest Wolf Spider
 - Golden Rod Spider
 - Grass Spider
 - Green Lynx
 - Jumping Spider
 - Red Widow
 - Tarantula
Splinting
STARI
Stink Bugs
Sunburn
Swimmer's Ear
Tetanus
Ticks
Tornado Safety
Travel Immunizations
Trip Planning
Tularemia
West Nile Virus
Yellow Fever
 
TRAUMA PICTURES
Allergic Reactions
Amputations
Animal Attacks
Basal Cell Carcinoma
BB Gun Injury
Bee Stings
Burns
Chigger Bites
Dislocations
Eye Injury
Fish Hook Removal
Foreign Bodies
Fractures
Frostbite Pictures
Gunshot Wounds
Herpes Zoster
Hook Worm
Lacerations
Lyme Disease Rash
MRSA Infection
Poison Ivy Rash
Sea Lice Bites
Search and Rescue
Spider Bites
 - Brown Recluse Bites
Sunburn Pictures
Tendon Ruptures
US Army First Aid Manual
Fundamental Criteria for First Aid
Basic Measures for First Aid
First Aid for Special Wounds
First Aid for Fractures
First Aid for Climatic Injuries
First Aid for Bites and Stings
First Aid in Toxic Environments
First Aid for Psychological Reactions
Appendix A: First Aid Case and Kits, Dressings, and Bandages
Appendix B: Rescue and Transportation Procedures
Appendix C: Common Problems/Conditions
Appendix D: Digital Pressure
Appendix E: Decontamination Procedures
Appendix F: Glossary

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Contributing Authors

Dan Williams, Psy.D., PA-C

Board-Certified in Primary Care Medicine
Over thirty years experience in hunting, fishing, camping, identification of edible plants, mushrooms, and backpacking. Member of the Wilderness Medical Society.

Consulted for CineNova Productions Ltd. for the upcoming documentary on Alexander Selkirk, the original "Robinson Crusoe". To be aired on the American Discovery Channel.

Craig Michelsen, M.D.
Board-Certified in Family Practice.

Practicing medicine since 1987. Lived in Africa for 18 years. Extensive personal experience in fishing, and is an expert in camping and canoeing.

Todd H. Chaffin, M.D., F.A.C.E.P.

Board-Certified in Emergency Medicine.
Extensive personal experience in backpacking, cross country skiing, diving, whitewater rafting and camping.


In The News

Rockford Register Star Medical & Health Guide

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Rock River Times Interview


Recommended Books


Wilderness Medicine
Paul S. Auerbach
 

Emergency Medicine
A Comprehensive Study Guide

Judith E. Tintinalli • Gabor D. Kelen • J. Stephan Stapczynski
 

Complete Book of Baits Rigs & Tackle
Vic Dunaway
 

Dangerous Marine Creatures
Carl Edmonds, M.D.
 

The Onboard Medical Guide
Paul G. Gill
 

Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment
Lawrence M. Tierney, Jr. • Stephen J. McPhee • Maxine A. Papadakis



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