RE­SOURCES FOR THE MEDIC

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For more re­sources on be­com­ing an ef­fec­tive care­giver, con­sider these books for your sur­vival li­brary:

• The Sur­vival Medicine Hand­book: The Es­sen­tial Guide for When Med­i­cal Help is Not on

the Way, by Joseph Al­ton, M.D. Now in its third edi­tion, this book cov­ers 150 dif­fer­ent med­i­cal is­sues you might face af­ter a dis­as­ter elim­i­nates the op­tion of mod­ern med­i­cal care. It in­cludes lists of rec­om­mended med­i­cal sup­plies and a guide to vet­eri­nary an­tibi­otics in post-dis­as­ter set­tings.

700 pages

Pub­lisher: Doom and Bloom, LLC; 3rd edi­tion (June 7, 2016)

ISBN: 978-0988872554

MSRP: $39.99

• The Physi­cian’s Desk Ref­er­ence. No longer avail­able in print form, this guide to drugs, their uses, dosages and side ef­fects is still around on Ebay and else­where. It in­cludes pic­tures of in­di­vid­ual drugs to help iden­tify un­known meds. Find an edi­tion that’s a year or two old for your sur­vival li­brary.

2,000 pages

Pub­lisher: PDR Net­work

ISBN: 9781563638381

• Where There Is No Doc­tor and Where There Is No Den­tist. These are guides for med­i­cal and den­tal care in un­der­de­vel­oped coun­tries.

Where There Is No Doc­tor

446 pages

Pub­lisher: Hes­pe­rian Health Guides ISBN: 978-0942364170

MSRP: $26.95

Where There Is No Den­tist

283 pages

Pub­lisher: Hes­pe­rian Health Guides ISBN: 978-0942364057

MSRP: $16.95 • Gray’s Anatomy: This is the clas­sic text­book of hu­man anatomy 1,584 pages

Pub­lisher: El­se­vier; 41st edi­tion (Oc­to­ber 9, 2015) ISBN: 978-0702052309

MSRP: $228.99 • The Merck Man­ual: The clas­sic hand­book for di­ag­no­sis and treat­ment 1,754 pages

Pub­lisher: Merck; 19th edi­tion (July 20, 2011) ISBN: 978-0911910193

MSRP: $62.49 • David­son’s Prin­ci­ples and Prac­tice of Surgery: This is a stan­dard sur­gi­cal text­book 520 pages

Pub­lisher: Churchill Liv­ing­stone; 6th edi­tion (June 14, 2012) ISBN: 978-0702043161

MSRP: $95.95 • David­son’s Prin­ci­ples and Prac­tice of Medicine: A stan­dard med­i­cal text­book 1.392 pages

Pub­lisher: Churchill Liv­ing­stone; 6th edi­tion (Fe­bru­ary 15, 2014) ISBN: 978-0702050350

MSRP: $85.85

Dis­claimer: Once again, re­mem­ber to be aware that where there is an ex­ist­ing mod­ern med­i­cal sys­tem, the prac­tice of medicine or den­tistry with­out a li­cense is il­le­gal and pun­ish­able by law. If mod­ern med­i­cal pro­fes­sion­als and fa­cil­i­ties ex­ist, seek them out.

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