Lifehacker reader Charles Stewart storysmith just so happens to be the director of Oklahoma's Disaster Institute, and a professor in the Emergency Medicine department at the University of Oklahoma. He points us to his compendium of "austere medicine" reference books (direct PDF link), which includes links to free works like "The Ships Medicine Chest and Medical Care at Sea", given out by the US Dept of Public Health.There is, of course, no substitute for training and experience, but knowing what to do and what not to do in an emergency makes them particularly worthwhile reads. [Moljinar.com]
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