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U.S. Army First Aid Manual offers skills and knowledge necessary for many life-threatening situations, with an emphasis on treating oneself and aiding others?of use to soldiers in the field, to outdoorsmen, or to anyone who may find themselves in a dangerous situation without a medical professional on-hand. This is the official manual for treating every type of injury and affliction in the field. Covering a broad range of topics in precise, easy-to-understand language, it emphasizes prompt and effective action in sustaining life and preventing or minimizing further suffering and damage. U.S. Army First Aid Manual is fascinating reading for anyone with an interest in military practice and an essential handbook for anyone who is regularly away from immediate medical care.
Shares accessible guidelines for self-treatment and the care of others when medical professionals are not immediately available, in a reference that draws on military expertise to provide recommendations for sustaining life and minimizing further injury. Original.
Number of Pages: 304
Genre: Reference, Health + Wellness
Sub-Genre: Armed Forces
Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
Street Date: November 1, 2009
Item Number (DPCI): 248-13-6987