International Medical Guide for Ships 2nd edition

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Publisher: World Health Organization
ISBN13: 9789241542319
Category: Maritime publications
Author: illustrations by S. Smyth
Type: Print edition
1988. 368 pages. 152 figures


Provides complete information and advice for non-medical seafarers faced with injury or disease on board ship. The second edition has been completely revised and up-dated in the light of scientific progress and developments in seafaring. New features include chapters dealing with pregnancy and womens medical problems, advice on the medical care of castaways and rescued persons, guidance in obtaining external assistance in case of serious health problems at sea, and an alert to the diseases commonly found in fishermen. For easy reference, some 60 diseases and medical problems, ranging from abdominal pain to stroke and paralysis, have been selected and arranged in alphabetical order in a single chapter. The new edition also features medical advice for ships carrying toxic chemicals, including the first-aid treatment of poisoning, and a completely updated list of medicines and surgical supplies recommended for the ships medicine chest.

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