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Discovery Questions:
  1. What factors typically put someone into a survival situation?
  2. How much time does the typical person have to be found before one's survival rate significantly drops off?
  3. How does your mental state play into your survival rate?
  4. What are the different survival stresses that you must overcome in order to survive?
  5. What priorities do you need to set before doing anything to ensure your survival?
  6. What are some ways not to panic (i.e. STOP method)?
  7. Why is it better to stay put then to try to find your way back?
  8. What traits should the leader have in where a group of people are lost; what traits shouldn't the leader have?
  9. Why is improvisation fundamental to survival?
  10. What are 5 things you should do to prepare for a trip?
  11. What are 5 things you should do while on a trip to help keep you safe?
  12. What equipment should you carry with your to be prepared in case you get lost?
  13. What are the required components of a survival (or medical) kit?
  14. What are the basics someone needs to survive (i.e. Rule of 3's)?
  15. What are the first 5 things you should do in an emergency situation?

Famous Wilderness Physicians
  1. Eric A. Weiss, MD - A Comprehensive Guide to World and Travel Medicine
  2. Paul S. Auerbach, MD - Wilderness Medicine: Management of Wilderness and Environmental Emergencies

Survival and Medical Courses:

Articles:

Reference Books:
  • Wilderness Medicine: Management of Wilderness and Environmental Emergencies by Paul Auerbach, MD (ISBN: 0801670446)
  • Wilderness First Aid (NOLS) by Tod Schimelpfenig and Linda Lindsey (ISBN: 081172864)
  • Wilderness Medicine (NOLS) by Tod Schimelpfenig (ISBN: 0811733068)
  • Wilderness Navigation (NOLS) by Darran Wellsl (ISBN: 0811732126)
  • The National Outdoor Leadership School's Wilderness Guide by Mark Harvey (ISBN: 0684859092)
  • A Comprehensive Guide to World and Travel Medicine by Eric A Weiss, MD (ISBN: 0965976807)
  • The Rough Guide to Travel Survival (ISBN: 1843534061)

Short Stories:
  • The Last Breath: The Limits of Adventure by Peter Stark (ISBN: 0345441516)
  • Life at the Extremes: The Science of Survival by Frances Ashcrof (ISBN: 0520234200)
  • The Biology of Human Survival: Life and Death in Extreme Environments by Claude Piantadosi (ISBN: 0195165012)
  • Surviving the Extremes: What Happens to the Body and Mind at the Limits of Human Endurance (ISBN: 0143034510)

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Video:

Movies (to Order):
  • Prepared to Survive (ISBN: 1893052303)