ERIC Number: ED357915
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Wilderness Medicine Newsletter, 1992.
Wilderness Medicine Newsletter, v3 n1-6 Jan-Dec 1992
This document consists of the six issues of "Wilderness Medicine Newsletter" published in 1992. This journal, subtitled "For the recognition, treatment, and prevention of wilderness emergencies," includes feature articles, book reviews, product reviews, letters to the editor, notices of upcoming wilderness conferences, and general information relevant to medical services and outdoor activities. Feature articles discuss issues such as the effect on outdoor programing of new Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards concerning guidelines for Hepatitis B vaccinations; the importance of obtaining medical histories from participants in outdoor programs; recommendations for prescription and nonprescription drugs to include in a wilderness first aid kit; descriptions of wilderness risk management programs; and first aid information concerning treatment of specific injuries and illnesses such as burns, deep wounds, and appendicitis. An index to volumes 1 and 2 is included. (LP)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wilderness Medicine Newsletter, Inc., Bel Air, MD.