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This Webpage supports Dr. William W. Forgey M.D.'s
 latest, updated version of his book:



References made to this website from the pages in
Dr. Forgey's latest release of
"Wilderness Medicine 7th edition:Beyond First Aid",
can be found by clicking the appropriate topic page link,
listed below, by book page number.
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Dr. William W. Forgey M.D.
Left: Doc, working on updates
 to his book "Wilderness Medicine",
 with his close companion Jack,
 while sitting at campsite along
 the bank of the Little Beaver River, Manitoba, Canada,
 where his wilderness log cabin
 was built 1974-78.

From the pages of Dr. Forgey's Book; "Wilderness Medicine 6th:Beyond First Aid":

Pg. 7 The Wilderness Expedition Medical Kits. Webpage: Wilderness First Aid

Pg. 8 Wilderness medical literature and course resources: 

Pg. 29 Cardiac Evaluation and Care. Webpage: Wilderness First Aid

Pg 95 Body System Symptoms and Management: Sources for kit components can be found at: Supplies of Survival Gear Shop:   http:/

Pg. 177 Snake bites. Webpage: Wilderness First Aid

Snake images only.  SnakeImages 

Pg. 181-2 Insect Bites and Stings. Spider bites and spider  identification. Webpage: Wilderness First Aid

Spider images only.  SpiderImages 

Pg. 183 Insect Bites and Stings. Ticks bites and tick identification. Webpage: Wilderness First Aid

The CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) has a very good website on ticks, identifying, avoiding, removal, tick borne illnesses and symptoms, along with much more information. 

Pg. 187 Insect Bites and Stings. Centruroides Sculptuatus, a disease from scorpion stings:

The CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) has a very good website on a wide range of insects, and scorpions.  CDC Insects and Scorpions 

Pg. 192 Infectious Disease. International travelers organizations: International Travel

Pg. 194 Insect Bites and Stings. Babesiosis, a disease from ixode tick bites: Wilderness First Aid

Pg. 203 Infectious Disease. Lyme disease, a map by County, State, of the United States, shows location.
American Lyne Disease Foundation:  
 Lyme Disease Association, Inc.:  
 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention :

Pg. 233 High Altitude Illness. (AMS) Acute Mountain Illness, (HAPE) High Altitude Pulmunary Edema,
               (HALE) High Altitude cerebral Edema: Wilderness First Aid

Pg. 241 The Wilderness Expedition Medical Kit: Sources for kit components can be found at: Supplies of Survival Gear Shop:

Pg. 260 International Immunizations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention International Travelers      can be found at:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention International

International Association for Medical Assistance to Travelers, (IAMAT): or on our webpage:

Childhood Immunization information can also be found on our International Travel webpage (Above).
Always the traveler, Dr. Forgey in South China, 1992.
Dr. Forgey caring for a patient in the devastated country of Haiti.
See our Haiti  website.

Dr. Forgey is the Medical Advisor for Medical Student

Medical Student Mission's goal is to provide service opportunities to benefit Haitian people.