Paul Auerbach, M.D., is cofounder and former president of the Wilderness Medical Society, editor of the textbook Wilderness Medicine, and author of Medicine for the Outdoors.
More difficult to assess than you think
Tips for dealing with snakebites in the wilderness.
The Best Methods for Treating Minor Wounds
Six ways to deal with a drowning victim.
How to assemble a first-aid kit
How to survive four common wilderness injuries.