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Description

First Aid At Sea provides an easy-to-access instant guide to emergency first aid for all seafarers.

The First Aid At Sea app is a clearly set out guide to emergency first aid, written by doctors who sail. The app provides rapidly accessible guidelines for dealing with medical emergencies in a small boat or yacht at sea. As well as detailing medical procedures the app also provides information on emergency communications. Everything from CPR to cuts, injuries, poisoning and broken bones is covered.

The aims of First Aid At Sea are to:

- preserve life
- prevent further harm
- relieve pain and suffering and
- deliver a live patient ashore

Based on the bestselling book First Aid At Sea by Douglas Justins and Colin Berry published by Adlard Coles Nautical. Recommended by RORC.

"Everything a seagoing First Aid Book should be...this book could save lives"
Yachts and Yachting

Features and Benefits:
Quick reference for dealing with medical emergencies at sea
Concise descriptions of medical conditions
List of treatments appropriate at sea
Advice on basic damage limitation and pain relief

Covers all the medical emergencies likely to be encountered at sea:

Contents include:
Abdominal injury
Abdominal pain
Allergies
Basic Life Support
Bleeding
Breathing difficulty
Burns
Chest compression
Chest injury
Chest pain
Choking
Collapse
Communications
Concussion
Constipation
Crush injuries
Cuts
Diabetes
Diarrhoea
Dislocations
Distress signals
Drowning
Earache
Electrocution
Epilepsy
Evacuation of boat
Examination of a casualty
Eye problems
Fever
Fingers and toes
First Aid kit
Fractures
Headache
Head injury
Heart attack
Heatstroke
Hypothermia
Injuries
Lacerations
Man overboard
Medical checklist
Neck
Nose bleed
Piles
Poisoning
Radio procedures
Recovery position
Rescue breathing
Resuscitation
Seasickness
Shock
Skin problems
Spine
Splints
Sprains
Stroke
Sudden illness
Sunburn
Toothache
Unconsciousness
Vomiting
Wounds

About the authors:
Douglas Justins (MB BS FRCA) studied medicine in Australia and became a general practioner in the Outback. He sailed non-stop from Sydney to Dover in the 1975 Financial Times Clipper Race, then in the 1979 Fastnet and the Three Peaks Race with co-author Colin Berry. He is an anaesthetist at St Thomas' Hospital in London.

Colin Berry (MB BS FRCA) completed his first circumnavigation in 1982 and his second in 1990, both times as crew member and medic aboard Whitbread Round the World yachts. He has cruised and raced and also spent time afloat as a medical officer in the Royal Navy.


************* FREE Bonus Content from “Safe Skipper” *****************************
The bonus section has tips on how to deal with emergencies including: Abandon ship; Dismasting; Distress Signals; Engine Failure; Fire Fighting; Flares; Getting a tow; Helicopter rescue; Holed hull; Man overboard; Medical emergency; Mayday; Panpan; Securité.

Information

Seller
The Other Hat
Size
45.8 MB
Category
Reference
Compatibility
Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Languages
English
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© 2017 The Other Hat and Adlard Coles
Price
£4.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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