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Backpacker Magazine – October 2011

Survival: First Aid Emergencies

Hard-won-lessons and tips about medical emergencies from the front lines of survival.

by: as told to Tracy Ross

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Improvise a Splint
Tracy Ross, BACKPACKER contributing editor

Treat a Burn
Annette McGivney, BACKPACKER Southwest editor

Prevent Blisters
Todd Arndt, M.D., long-distance hiker and ER doc

Prevent Frostbite
Chris Thomas, mountaineer



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