A Comprehensive Guide to Wilderness & Travel Medicine by Eric A. Weiss, M.D
Full of the most up-to-date information on wilderness and travel medicine, this indispensable book includes: "Weiss Advice" on improvised techniques; "When to Worry" tips; 97 illustrations; recommended prescription medications; and step-by-step guidelines for using the components of your kit.
Easy Care First Aid® System
First aid supplies are organized in injury-specific pockets to eliminate guesswork and ensure you use the right treatment quickly.
Find it Fast
Unique external kit map shows you where the supplies are located, while reflective mountain logo on front of bag makes it easy to spot in the dark when every moment counts.
Semi-Transparent, Secure Pockets
See-through pockets protect items from dirt and moisture while allowing for quick and easy access. Zippers prevent items from falling out when opening the kit or accessing it in a vertical environment.
Trapezoidal Bag for Added Room
Ingeniously designed in super-durable nylon with darting to provide extra space inside the kit for your own items.
Supplies to Stop Bleeding Fast
5" x 9" Trauma pad and elastic bandage to control life-threatening bleeding.
Pain and Illness Remedies
Medication for allergic reactions, itches, pain and fever, inflammation, and diarrhea.
Professional tools, including EMT shears and precision forceps, and an easy to read thermometer ensure the most efficient and effective backcountry medical care.
CPR Administration Shield
A CPR face shield provides protection during mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.
Wound Care Supplies
Use the 20 cc. irrigation syringe with a 16-gauge plastic tip to clean wounds, closure strips to close wound edges, and tincture of benzoin to increase the adhesiveness of strips and tape.
Blister Management Tools
14 pre-cut and shaped moleskin pieces make it easy to treat hot spots and blisters and alcohol pads for removing the oils from skin for better adherence of tape and moleskin.
Cuts & Scrapes:
5 - Easy Access Bandages®, 1" x 3" Fabric
5 - Easy Access Bandages®, Knuckle Fabric
6 - Antiseptic Wipe
4 - Alcohol Swab
2 - Triple Antibiotic Ointment
Fracture / Sprain:
1 - Triangular Bandage
1 - Elastic Bandage with Hook & Loop Closure, 3" Instruction
1 - Wilderness & Travel Medicine: A Comprehensive Guide
1 - CPR Face Shield
1 - EMT Shears, 4"
1 - Splinter Picker/Tick Remover Forceps
3 - Safety Pin
1 - Duct Tape, 2" x 5 Yards
3 - Single Use Thermometer, 96F - 104.8F
1 - Pencil
1 - Accident Report Form
1 - Register Your Kit Card
3 - After Bite® Sting & Bite Relief Wipe
8 - Ibuprofen (200 mg.), Tablets
8 - Acetaminophen (500 mg.), Tablets
6 - Aspirin (325 mg.), Tablets
3 - Antihistamine (Diphenhydramine 25 mg.), Tablets
2 - Diamode (Loperamide HCI 2 mg.), Tablets
Stop Bleeding Fast:
1 - Trauma Pad, 5" x 9"
3 - Nitrile Glove, (Pair)
Wound Care / Blister / Burn:
1 - Wound Irrigation Tool, 20cc. with 18 Gauge Tip
10 - Wound Closure Strip, 1/4" x 4"
1 - Tincture of Benzoin
4 - Sterile Gauze Dressing, 4" x 4"
4 - Sterile Gauze Dressing, 2" x 2"
2 - Sterile Non-Adherent Dressing, 3" x 4"
2 - Conforming Gauze Bandage, 3"
1 - Tape, 1" x 10 Yards
14 - Moleskin, Pre-Cut & Shaped Pieces
2 - Cotton Tip Applicator