First Aid Companion (Paperback)
|Author: Sandra Roberts|
|A concise guide to coping with any medical emergency?while at sea|
Accidents that happen aboard a boat occur miles from professional medical help. First Aid Companion is a life-saving guide for dealing with any onboard medical emergency?including drowning, hypothermia, head injuries, heatstroke, fractures, and burns. Offering clear, step-by-step treatments that anyone can follow, this practical guide will vastly improve any victim''s chances of survival.Includes treatment for seasickness, immersion, external bleeding, chest pains, and seizures
As vital as a first aid kit, this practical, splash-resistant guide will allow anyone onboard to take control of even the most serious medical emergency that occurs while at sea.
From the Publisher:
A guide to most medical emergencies that you may encounter afloat. It includes: drowning; unconsciousness; immersion; fractures; burns and scalds; heatstroke; and, communications in an emergency.