First Aid at Sea
eBook - PDF

First Aid at Sea

Douglas Justins, Colin Berry

  1. 34 pages
  2. English
  3. PDF
  4. Available on iOS & Android
eBook - PDF

First Aid at Sea

Douglas Justins, Colin Berry

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About This Book

Fully updated 8th edition of this easy-to-access instant guide to emergency first aid for all seafarers. This essential guide to first aid afloat is an essential part of any on-board medical kit. Its colour-coded tabs and clear layout make it easy to use in an emergency. This revised new edition has been updated with latest medical practice, including information relating to Covid-19, expanded information on treating burns, a new section on diving accidents, and updates to advice on certain illnesses and first aid kit contents. Clear, easy-to-follow illustrations make it ideal for crew members with limited training in first aid. Key features include: · Concise descriptions of each medical condition
· Prioritised lists of treatments
· Covers all the medical emergencies likely to be encountered at sea
· Fully updated in line with current guidelines and best practice Here is some praise for previous editions in the sailing press: 'A highly practical on-board emergency tool written by doctors who sail' – Yachting Monthly 'A handy companion not only detailing medical procedures but providing some information on emergency communications' – Sailing Today

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Table of contents

  1. Cover
  2. Copyright
  3. First Aid at Sea
  4. Contents
  5. First Aid Protocol
  6. Basic Life Support – Resuscitation
  7. Basic Life Support – Chest Compression
  8. Basic Life Support – Rescue Breathing
  9. Bleeding & Shock
  10. Breathing Difficulty & Choking
  11. Burns & Scalds
  12. Drowning & Hypothermia
  13. Fractures & Sprains
  14. Sudden Illness
  15. Unconsciousness & Head Injury
  16. Wounds & Injuries
  17. First Aid Kit
  18. Emergency Procedures
  19. Communications
  20. Medical Checklist