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Wilderness search and rescue

Tim J. Setnicka

Wilderness search and rescue

by Tim J. Setnicka

  • 252 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Appalachian Mountain Club in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wilderness survival.,
  • Search and rescue operations.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementTim J. Setnicka ; edited by Kenneth Andrasko ; illustrations by Valerie Cohen and Judith DuBois.
    ContributionsAndrasko, Kenneth.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV200.5 .S47
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 640 p., [3] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages640
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3529856M
    ISBN 100910146217
    LC Control Number82116493

    Wilderness and Rescue Medicine Workbook - Wilderness Medical Associates International. Please note: This bookstore offers online ordering for US shipping only. Please contact the office at [email protected] or for international orders. Search and Rescue (SAR) Wilderness First Aid. First aid is an integral part of every SAR Team member's skills. This coupled with Rope, Water and Search skills produce a well rounded Team Member. Ridge Wilderness using the Canadian Red Cross National First Aid Program has created an SAR specific First Aid program.

    Wilderness and Rescue Medicine covers requisite topics from altitude illness to SCUBA and snakebites to frostbite, but the text’s most important features are the general principles that tie the content together. The text highlights the skills and insight needed to think critically and exercise reasonable judgment at any level of medical training. It is the industry standard for professional guides, trip leaders, search and rescue team members, outdoor recreationists, and international travelers. Upon completion, you will be able to conduct a thorough physical exam, obtain a patient history, assess vital signs, provide emergency care in the wilderness, and make crucial evacuation decisions.

    Definitions. There are many different definitions of search and rescue, depending on the agency involved and country in question. Canadian Forces: "Search and Rescue comprises the search for, and provision of aid to, persons, ships or other craft which are, or are feared to be, in distress or imminent danger."; United States Coast Guard: "The use of available resources to assist persons or. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Setnicka, Tim J. Wilderness search and rescue. Boston: Appalachian Mountain Club, © (OCoLC)


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Wilderness search and rescue by Tim J. Setnicka Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book covers a wide array of Search and Rescue issues which are related through stories and re-told accounts of various rescue situations encountered by the author and others.

Overall, a great reference book worth reading. Not something you're Cited by: This is one thick and massive book on SAR.

It is very thick and heavy, best have it quite well read BEFORE going into the wilderness. I like the first chapter that gives a quick history of SAR, always interesting in how those things came about. It will be interesting to see what it is like years from now as technology improves/5(17).

This book covers a wide array of Search and Rescue issues which are related through stories and re-told accounts of various rescue situations encountered by the author and others. Overall, a great reference book worth reading. Not something you're going to keep in your pack and haul around the hills though.

8 people found this helpful/5(17). Search Wilderness search and rescue book Rescue: A Wilderness Doctor's Life-and-Death Tales of Risk and Reward is a thrilling collection of first-hand accounts of search and rescue operations from Oregon's legendary Mount Hood and other exotic locations around the world, by wilderness physician Dr.

Christopher Van Tilburg/5. Wilderness Search and Rescue book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Book by Setnicka, Tim/5. Summary: This book gives information about tracking and scent dogs.

Wilderness search and rescue book only does this book go into detail about different types of search dogs, but also gives background on the history of search dogs. This is a great source of information about search and rescue dogs. Review: I really enjoyed this book/5. This book is a continuation of the first two volumes - 'About Rope Rescue Rigging' and 'Insights Into Confined Space Rescue'.

The primary focus of this book is the wilderness environment and the advanced rigging skills needed to attempt a rescue in this harsh ness rigging specific to rope rescue has always been the ancestor to what Price: $ Wilderness Search and Rescue: A Complete Handbook.

Hardcover – Feb. 1 by Tim Setnicka (Author) out of 5 stars 13 ratings. See all 3 formats and editions. Hide other formats and editions. /5(13). Wilderness/Land Search and Rescue teams provide support to local emergency management or emergency services agencies by assisting in the location of missing persons, lost/overdue hikers, persons with cognitive impairments who have wandered from caretakers, or any individual that is reported as a lost or injured and whereabouts are unknown.

Fundamentals of Search and Rescue (FUNSAR), Second Edition is a comprehensive resource for new and experienced search and rescue (SAR) personnel. Providing an overview of all aspects of search and rescue procedures and equipment, FUNSAR teaches the essential techniques employed by nearly all successful search and rescue personnel.

The North Carolina Search and Rescue Program is comprised of highly specialized resources from across the state that represent five distinct core mission areas. The core mission areas include Urban Search and Rescue, Swift Water Rescue, Helicopter Search and Rescue, Wilderness Search & Rescue, and Mountain Search and Rescue.

Wilderness Search and Rescue Hardcover – January 1, by Tim Setnicka (Author), Valerie Cohen; Judith Du Bois (Illustrator) out of 5 stars 17 ratings/5(17). Publication Year: Wilderness Search and Rescue. The Wilderness Medical Associates Field Guide is an ideal reference tool for recreationists, outdoor professionals, and rescue specialists who’ve been properly trained.

A search and rescue veteran recounts some of the most nail-biting missions on land and water These are just a few of the terrifying stories Yosemite SAR has to tell. (Photo: MichaelSvoboda/iStock). This book gives every type of rescuing from the forest, cave, snow, whitewater, you name it.

Basically if someone goes into the wilderness and does something stupid this book tells you how to get them out. Dead or alive. Great for that kid who wants to be an Eagle Scout/5.

out of 5 stars Wilderness Search and Rescue: A Complete Handbook. Reviewed in the United States on 14 September Verified Purchase. Agreed that some of the information is a bit outdated, however, having said that, it's nothing terribly major.

PACKED full of alot of information. This book covers a wide array of Search and Rescue issues Reviews: One Night Wilderness: San Francisco Bay Area; Matthew J.

Nelson. Your Complete Guide to the Arizona National Scenic Trail; Your Complete Guide to the Arizona National Scenic Trail (book with PDF bundle) Your Complete Guide to the Arizona National Scenic Trail (PDF eBook edition) Michel Digonnet.

Hiking Death Valley, 2nd edition; Michelle. LAND SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAM LEADER. TYPE TYPE 1 TYPE 2. Same as Type 2, PLUS: 1. Performs search, rescue, and recovery in: a.

Wilderness environments: Areas beyond a trailhead or eyesight distance of a backcountry two-wheel drive (2WD) road (approximately feet) OR anywhere compromised local infrastructure experiences wilderness-type. T.J. Setnicka, author of “Wilderness Search and Rescue,” stated that SAR was essentially: A.

a rescue problem. a transportation problem. a retrieval operation. a search operation. Answer: B. SAR TECH II Chapter Questions Study Guide Page 2 of 60 6. The National Association for Search and Rescue is. Ever since I joined a Search and Rescue (SAR) team in September,I've been reading book after book about true wilderness survival and SAR stories.

I'm an addict, I tell you! On this page, I'll review and recommend only what I've actually read, and if I happen to come across something I don't particularly like, I'll tell you about that too.Wilderness Search & Rescue often includes mountain rescue skills, bush craft / field survival, navigation, tracking, meteorology, and rope rescue work and water rescue skills as well as the obligatory studies in lost person behaviour, missing person studies, search methods and formations, uniform / clothing especially for extreme heat / cold, PPE (personal protective equipment), safety, DRA.The Fundamentals of Search and Rescue (FUNSAR) course is the second, intermediate level of NASAR courses.

It provides knowledge concerning the general responsibilities, skills, abilities, and the equipment needed by persons who are assigned to field operations during a SAR mission.