No one knows what the next disaster will be earthquake, Coronavirus, flu epidemic, flood, terrorist attack But everyone should know how to survive a medical emergency if a medical professional isnt available From Dr Joe Alton and Amy Alton ARNP comes an updated edition of their bestseller The Survival Medicine Handbook This unique medical book is meant to enable the average person to handle injuries and illness in situations in which modern medical facilities and professionals arent available due to a disasterThis book is written by Americas top medical preparedness experts Joe Alton, MD, and Amy Alton, ARNP Their mission to put a medically prepared person in every family for when medical help is not on the way Using decades of medical experience, they address, in plain language, dozens of medical issues associated with surviving disasters and epidemics The Altons also discuss the medical supplies needed to become a medical asset to your family and community as well as alternative and natural strategies for when pharmaceuticals arent available Topics include Appendicitis and Conditions that Mimic ItUrinary Tract InfectionsMosquito Borne IllnessesAllergic Reactions and AnaphylaxisHead InjuriesAnimal BitesSnake BitesHead injuriesKidney StonesDislocations and FracturesNosebleedsPain MedicationsNatural Pain ReliefAnd much much Most medical books will send you to the doctor or hospital when an emergency happens The Altons assume that the worst might actually happenthat the average person could be left without medical help in a disaster With their book, you can keep your family healthy in times of trouble Received book with different cover ,not like green cover shown in the website Excellent read and packed with tons of valuable information and tips.I work in a lot of isolated locations miles from the nearest hospital or doctor This book has been a real eye opener and has prepared me for anything that I could encounter Bought as a birthday present for my dad He said its covers a lot however in some scenarios it doesnt go much into dept but gives you the general overview Definitely worth a read or to look back on in times of need This one is FULL og great info I live in Canada so I didn t have access to the full length guide by Joseph Alton, but this is still packed with essential information Would definitely buy again and recommend again for family members or friends interested in prepping.