Coverage includes shock and CPR; injuries, burns, fractures; poisoning; shipboard dentistry and dermatology; drowning, hypothermia, seasickness, diving medicine; sunburn and heat illness; dangerous sea life; shipboard pediatrics and gynecology; a ship's medicine chest; and emergency radio stations and procedures. Gill, a board-certified emergency medicine specialist, has created a uniquely concise, comprehensive, and accurate guide. Quick-reference first aid procedures and a cross-referenced index get you there fast in an emergency. Lively anecdotes and quotes will amuse and instruct you in quieter times.
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Paul G. Gill, Jr., M.D., a native of Boston, Massachusetts, grew up in Stony Brook, New York, Where he first developed his love for boating and the sea. He attended the University of Notre Dame and the University of Alabama School of Medicine, and now practices emergency medicine in Vermont. A board-certified emergency medicine specialist, he writes a sports medicine column for Outdoor Life magazine, and spends most of his leisure time building boats and sailing them on Lake Champlain and on Penobscot Bay in Maine.Review:
``Should be a requisite component of all boaters' safety lockers.'' (Lakeland Boating)
``Not only is it an interested read, with quotes and situations actually encountered, [this book] is an excellent comprehensive guide to medicine at sea.'' (Sailing)
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Book Description International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070242747
Book Description International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0070242747
Book Description International Marine/Ragged Mo, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110070242747
Book Description International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0070242747 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.1028154