When you are faced with an injury or sudden illness in a remote location, it is essential to know what to look for and what to do. Wilderness First Aid: Emergency Care for Remote Locations, Third Edition is your comprehensive guide. This indispensable book provides information on how to handle common injuries and illnesses when medical care is an hour or more away. Easy to follow, Wilderness First Aid: Emergency Care for Remote Locations directs you through the most appropriate type of care. The text includes: Coverage of the latest CPR and ECC Guidelines. Current information on injuries and illnesses: Core information presented in a clear and straightforward format. Flowcharts: Reinforce the decision-making process and appropriate procedures. Decision Tables: Provide a concise summary of what signs to look for and what treatment steps to take. Caution boxes highlight what not to do when treating illness or injury. Photographs and illustrations to help prepare you for actual emergencies. Book jacket.Backer, Howard D. is the author of 'Wilderness First Aid Emergency Care for Remote Locations', published 2007 under ISBN 9780763751456 and ISBN 0763751456.