In this compact reference, emergency medicine physician (and woodworker) Dr. Jeffery Hill describes injuries that often occur in workshops and explains the hows and whys of approaches to wound care.
He begins by describing how to properly stock a first aid kit. He covers ways to stop bleeding, and in following chapters, delves into the wound-healing process and the consequences of injuries to various parts of the body.
He clarifies wound dressings generally, and highlights those used for specific locations such as fingertips, hand and face. Various types of wounds, including lacerations, crush injuries, puncture wounds, amputations, eye injuries and high-pressure injection injuries, are described.
The book is well organized and has a concise table of contents that makes it easy to quickly find the information you need. An informative reference for anyone who works with tools.
Hardcover, 6 3/4" × 4 1/4", 175 pages, 2022.