The Pocket First-Aid Field Guide: Treatment and Prevention of Outdoor Emergencies | Skyhorse Pocket Guides


Practical advice for the on-the-go outdoorsman, this field-friendly guide is essential for anyone interested in first-aid preparation and care. Here is advice useful on a hike or for any fishing trip, including step-by-step instructions on dealing with fractures, suturing wounds, treating eyes and ears, managing allergic reactions, and more. With common sense advice, and in a handy, portable package, this is one little book that no one should be without in a campsite or in their forest hideaway.

"This book contains a wealth of good medical care knowledge presented in a clear and well-illustrated manner that anyone can utilize in any emergency medical situation. It's well worth the modest price and would be a great addition to your first aid kit during your wilderness treks."

Review by |  Jim Benson, Modern Survival Magazine  Date  |  May 2007


+ Practical and easy-to-use

+ Compact size makes it easy to pack

+ Step-by-step instructions make it simple 

About The Author 

Dr. George E. Dvorchak - MyMedic

Dr. George Dvorchak is a retired medical doctor and an avid hunter and sportsman who spends almost all his free timeout in the field. His work has been published in numerous outdoor publications on health-related topics and on firearms, hunting, and survival. He lives in North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania.



+ St. Francis University, B.A., Education

+ St. Francis University School of Medicine, M.S., Human Anatomy

+ St. Francis University School of Medicine, M.D., Medicine

+ Valley Forge Military Academy


+ Captain  |  Valley Forge Military Academy Pistol Team

+ Various National and International Awards for Skeet Shooting



+ Paperback | 160 Pages

+ Publisher | Skyhorse

+ Edition | 1st | October 6th, 2010

+ Language | English

+ ISBN-10 | 1616081155

+ ISBN-13 | 978-1616081157

+ Dimensions | 0.7 in. x 6.5 in. x 4.2 in.

+ Weight | 0.4 lb.

+ Not HSA/FSA Approved