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By M. W. D. Forgey

ISBN-10: 1493014692

ISBN-13: 9781493014699

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Discover how to:
• gather an outside first-aid equipment of crucial items
• Soothe bites and stings
• care for cold and hot injuries
• Wrap sprains, fractures, and dislocated joints
• deal with backcountry emergencies until eventually expert clinical support arrives

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Eyes irritated from allergies or infection do not require patching, but the patient will feel better with both eyes protected from bright light by the use of sunglasses. As a temporary measure various soothing eyedrops and ointments are available without prescription, or rinse the eye with clean water frequently during the day. If nasal congestion is also present, treatment with a decongestant and antihistamine is quite appropriate. Return to civilization for medical evaluation. A pink eye can indicate a bacterial or viral infection, allergy, or irritation, so it is important to determine if the irritation is caused by a foreign body and treat accordingly.

The BSA doctrine on Wilderness First Aid makes the following statements regarding management of difficult spine injuries: If the patient’s neck lies at an odd angle, it may be straightened with slow, gentle movement—performed by the rescuer—to line it up with the rest of the spine. This straightening improves the airway and makes immobilization easier. If this movement causes pain or meets resistance, stop and immobilize the patient’s head as it lies. A patient with a possible spinal injury who is found crumpled into an odd body position may be straightened with slow, gentle movement of one body part at a time.

For example: An entire arm equals 9 percent of the body surface area; therefore, the burn of just one side of the forearm would equal about 2 percent. The proportions are slightly different for children. Severity of burns is indicated by degree. First degree (superficial) will have redness and be dry and painful. Second degree (partial skin thickness) will be moist and painful and have blister formation with reddened bases. Third degree (deep) involves the full thickness of the skin and extends into the subcutaneous tissue with charring, loss of substance, or discoloration.

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