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U.S. Army First Aid Manual (US Army Survival) by [Department of the Army]

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U.S. Army First Aid Manual (US Army Survival) Kindle Edition

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Kindle, 1 November 2009
Length: 304 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Language: English
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The U.S. Army is prepared to meet any foe in every corner of the globe. The U.S. Army First Aid Manual for Soldiers is the U.S. Army's recently declassified official manual on how to render first aid to soldiers who suffer from every conceivable injury or illness.
It is the most useful first aid guide available, covering a broad range of topics in precise, easy-to-understand language. Medical personnel, as the Army points out, are not always available in the field, and soldiers have to rely on their own skills and knowledge to survive. The U.S. Army First Aid Manual for Soldiers addresses the skills and knowledge necessary for many life-threatening situations, with emphasis on treating oneself and aiding others. More importantly, the manual emphasizes prompt and effective action in sustaining life and preventing or minimizing further suffering. Chapters cover:
- Casualty Evaluation
- Understanding Vital Body Functions
- Basic Measures for First Aid, including solving respiratory and bleeding problems
- First Aid for Special Wounds, from head injuries to chest wounds to foot bandages
- Fractures and how to build and apply splints
- Heat and Cold Injuries
- Bites and Stings
- Toxic Environments
- Psychological Reactions
Other chapters cover the contents of the standardized first aid kit, rescue and transportation procedures, general health maintenance, and decontamination procedures. With its clear language, concise diagrams, and field-tested organization, the U.S. Army First Aid Manual for Soldiers should be on every outdoorsman's shelf.
--This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

Product details

  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B0064DFRRI
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Skyhorse; Original edition (1 November 2009)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 12122 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 304 pages
  • Customer Reviews:
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5.0 out of 5 stars TOP CLASS FIRSTAID
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 4 December 2018
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5.0 out of 5 stars Basic
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 5 September 2019
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Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 7 June 2017
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3.0 out of 5 stars Procédures de premier secours réglementaires et pas first aid
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Lila Selman
2.0 out of 5 stars Constantly references visuals, none in book
Reviewed in the United States on 24 February 2019
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