Going well beyond first aid, this manual describes medical secrets used by an experienced African mission doctor and former assistant professor of emergency medicine at Harvard Medical School The tips are pragmatic, affordable, and useful for anyone from medics to laypersons but are particularly aimed at people who work and live in remote areas with scarce resources The subjects cover antibiotic therapy, advanced care of complex wounds, laceration closure with glue, malaria, oral rehydration therapy, fecal transplantation, andEach chapter contains references for further listening and is written in a concise style that maximizes useful informationThe material is specifically aimed at people who work in complex environments away from centralized resources military Special Forces, extreme travelers, open water sailors, expedition members, humanitarian aid workers, and anyone who lives in the developing worldThe material is useful to anyone who wishes to becomemedically knowledgeable and self sufficient, regardless of circumstance While it does not substitute for skilled physician care, it will allow listeners an understanding of how medical decisions are made by experts and, in some cases, how to provide intermediate or complex medical care when a physician is not availableDr James Li has taught and practiced emergency medicine sinceHe also has worked as a general practitioner and surgeon throughout Africa, including Kenya, Sierra Leone, Malawi, and Ethiopia He has won numerous medical teaching awards and is the author of dozens of medical studies, chapters, and books He lives off the grid with his wife year round on an island several miles off the coast of MainePLEASE NOTE When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio


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