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Save Lives Save Limbs 2000

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A handbook for medics and medical teachers showing how to provide life support for victims, of mines, wars , and accidents. The leading writer Hans Husum is a surgeon with 20 years experience in minefields and war zones. His co-authors, Mads Gilbert and Torben Wisborg are anaesthetists and emergency medical doctors. All three have worked mainly in life-saving first aid outside hospitals and say they know from experience of dealing with several thousand patients that early treatment means a better chance of survival .Subjects covered include the body’s response to injury, simple life support, advanced life support, case stories from real life plus lots of practical advice on subjects such as drugs and doses, drinks for volume treatment, malnutrition and feeding and sutures and surgical knots.

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