If the web is down, you won't be able to jump on WebMD.com. This book, written by MD Joseph Alton, covers everything from snake bites to sprains to diabetes, all under the scope that immediate medical help may not soon be on the way. It is easy to understand and covers a broad variety of short-term and long-term medical issues. A really important resource.
The Ultimate Survival Medicine Guide: Emergency Preparedness for ANY Disaster
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Bottom line: A medical resource guide that covers all kinds of emergencies and long-term medical issues. A superior go-to-guide when you need a quick medical resource.
No. of units recommended: One for each shelter — home and away.
You’ll also need: Medical supplies!
Be aware: The Ultimate Survival Medicine Guide covers many subjects, but it isn't exhaustive. And it won't take the place of actual training or trained medical personnel.