The Survival Handbook: Learn the survival skills of the world's elite forces

Amber Books Ltd
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The Survival Handbook takes you through all
the things you need to know about surviving disasters and staying alive in the
wild, such as where to find water in the desert; how to build shelters from
locally-available materials that will keep out the wind and rain but will also
be ventilated; what plants are safe to eat and what are deadly poisonous; and
what animals will pose a threat in survival situations. Packed with tips from
the world's elite special forces and other survival specialists, this is a handy
reference to surviving in the wild. [This is a text-only ebook edition.]






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Publisher
Amber Books Ltd
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Published on
Jul 2, 2012
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Pages
192
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ISBN
9781908696007
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Language
English
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Genres
History / Military / Special Forces
Sports & Recreation / General
Travel / Special Interest / Adventure
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Available on Android devices
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Eligible for Family Library

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Survival First Aid covers everything you need to know about administering urgent medical attention in situations where there is no prospect of immediate professional medical help. To show you how to deal with such emergencies and potentially save someone's life, this comprehensive and indispensible guide provides step-by-step instructions for treating a range of common and less common injuries and conditions, from cleaning a wound to setting a fractured neck. 

 

Key areas include breathing and circulation; healing wounds and stopping bleeding; dealing with head injuries and altitude sickness; treating burns and scalds; mending broken bones, damaged joints and torn muscles; and avoiding poisons and removing foreign objects from wounds. You will also learn how to respond to the problems caused by extremes of climate and temperature as well as how to cope with a range of illnesses, including appendicitis, diaorrhea and malaria. 

 

With tips on injury avoidance and effecting a successful rescue, Survival First Aid ensures that you will be prepared for almost any medical emergency.


—Learn key techniques such as diagnostic procedures, resuscitation and treating shock.


—How to treat cuts and burns and deal with fractures and head injuries.

 
—How to recognize and avoid poisoning and remove foreign objects from wounds. 


—How to cope with problems caused by temperature and climate, from hypothermia to heat stroke. 


—Illustrated throughout with more than 150 specially drawn artworks. 


—Features self-contained boxes on subjects as diverse as vaccinations, the effects of blood loss, fire safety and rescue codes.

History is filled with incredible stories of the mountain men, experts in survival who relied on nothing except their own skills and ingenuity. If you want to learn to be one of them, then this is the book for you. Badass Survival Secrets will introduce you to everything that you need to be a modern day mountain man. You’ll learn how to construct shelter, build fires, how to track and hunt your food, how to find clean water, and how to stay warm in brutal climates. Everything that you need to become a badass survivalist expert is in this book.

You’re a backpacker or a hunter lost in the woods after sundown; what do you do? Your car flips over on an empty highway; how will you survive until morning? If you were left alone in the middle of the wilderness, would you be able to make it? While current technology, such as cell phones and GPS, is helpful, when you are lost in the wilderness the best things you can rely on are your own skills. Badass Survival Secrets will introduce you to everything that you need to survive when the unexpected happens. In this book you’ll learn basic survival skills such as:
• How to build a fire
• How to find clean water
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• How to build a shelter
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• And many more useful skills!
From the forest, to the tundra, and everywhere in between, Badass Survival Secrets contains all that you need to become a badass survivalist expert.

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