isbn:9781594856600 (formerly A Comprehensive Guide to Marine Medicine)
by Eric A. Weiss, M.D. & Michael Jacobs, M.D.
Advice for sailing, pleasure boating, fishing, and diving emergencies
More than 100 illustrations
Near-shore or out-at-sea first aid covered
As vital a piece of gear as your PFD and signal flares
This new edition features the latest information on marine first aid. It includes chapters on hazardous marine life, submersion injury and dive medicine, rescue and evacuation of the sick and injured, wound cleaning and closing, and much more.
A Comprehensive Guide is the next best thing to having Drs. Weiss and Jacobs on board for your next adventure on the water. More than 300 pages of text cover topics including hazardous marine life, submersion injury and dive medicine, rescue and evacuation of sick and injured, wound cleaning and closing, and much more. More than 106 illustrations, improvisational techniques and "when to worry" tips help you give pointers on medical care and guidance on when to seek professional medical help. Whether you are near shore cruising, offshore sailing, diving or pleasure boating, this book is as vital to carry on board as your PFD and signal flares. Softcover. 4.25" x 6.125". 304 pgs. Pub 2012.