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Emergency War Surgery

The Survivalist's Medical Desk Reference

This is the illustrated official field manual used by US Army doctors and soldiers in the field. It offers profession, proven advice on dealing with infections, head injuries, fractures, burns, and more. For active-duty soldiers, first-responders, and anyone who might find themselves in a survival situation, it is a remarkable resource.

Military surgeons must assume a leadership role in combat casualty care in circumstances that are far less than ideal. This handbook provides much of the information needed to tackle these issues and features state-of-the-art principles and practices of forward trauma surgery as used by military physicians in far flung locations around the globe. Subjects include:

  • Hemorrhage Control
  • Shock and Resuscitation
  • Vascular Access
  • Anesthesia
  • Face and Neck Injuries
  • Thoracic Injuries
  • Wounds and Injuries of the Spinal Column and Cord
  • Amputations
  • Radiological Injuries
  • Biological Warfare Agents
  • Chemical Injuries
  • And much more!

Featuring nearly 200 illustrations demonstrating proper techniques, Emergency War Surgery is the most trusted and up-to-date manual offered by the Department of Defense for military medical personnel in the field.

The U.S. Department of the Army is headquartered at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, and authors The Soldier’s Guide, The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants, U.S. Army Hand-to-Hand Combat, U.S. Army First Aid Manual, U.S. Army Weapons Systems, U.S. Army Special Forces Handbook, U.S. Army Guide to Boobytraps, U.S. Army Explosives and Demolitions Handbook, U.S. Army Special Forces Guide to Unconventional Warfare, and Special Operations Forces Medical Handbook.

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