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THE NEW ZEALAND FIRST AID HANDBOOK.
By St. John. Covered Spiral, 185mm x 230mm, 71 pages, 0.28 kg. Colour photographs. Revised & Updated
This new edition of the New Zealand First Aid Handbook has been further revised and updated by St. John. in 2016
Accidents and emergencies can occur at any time and in any place - and the action of people first on the scene often determines the outcome. The information in this comprehensive guide is essential for a wide variety of situations, from road accidents to bush walks, from thh workplace to the home. You can make a difference.The New Zealand First Aid Handbook:
What to do in an emergency.
First aid or burns, wounds, fractures and head injuries.
Help for those with medical conditions
NZ$30.00 + Delivery
WHERE THERE IS NO DOCTOR.
bY David Werner et al. 0.72 kgs, 188mm x 248mm, 442 pages, black & white illustrations. Published and updated 2009
With a subtitle A Village Health Care Handbook for Africa you wouldn't think this would be for people on yachts, boats or ships. But the similarities in these situations are many. Just like most villagers in Africa you have to rely on yourself for first aid and this book gives you all the help you can get when you are on the ocean waves and far from professional help. This book explains everything very clearly with helpful drawings. From:
Home cures that may work
Sicknesses that are often confused
Istructions and Precautions for Injections
Serious Illnesses that need special medical attention
Specific problems like skin, eyes, teeth,gums and mouth, urinary system and genitals and much more.
NZ$33.00 + Delivery
MEDICINE FOR THE OUTDOORS.
By Paul S. Auerbach, MD, 152mm x 230mm, 562 pages, black and white illustrations.
Since 1986, this book has been hailed as the definitive take-along manual on managing outdoor and wilderness medical emergencies. Packed with step-by-step instructions, how-to explanations, and practical approaches, it tells you the best ways to respond to just about any medical problem. When you venture into mountains, deserts, forests, jungles, or out to sea, tuck this in your duffel or backpack!
Was NZ$56.00 + Delivery
ADVANCED FIRST AID AFLOAT, Fifth Edition.
By Peter F. Eastman, M.D. and John M. Levinson, M.D. Pbk, 150mm x 230mm, 220 pages, monochrome photographs and drawings with a few colour photographs.
Virtually every accident or ailment that might occur when professional help is unavailable is squarely faced and dealt with, using plain language. Step-by-step instructions allay panic and calmly take the reader from diagnosis through treatment and follow-up care.
The book has ben revised in this latest edition by the editor, Dr John Levison, to include new methods of treatment and the most appropriate drugs and dosages.
NZ$46.00 + Delivery
FIRST AID AT SEA, 6th Edition.
By Douglas Justins and Colin Berry. Paperback, 0.18kg,landscape 250mm x 190mm, 29 pages, full colour. Published in 2012
This useful guide provides an easy-to-access instant guide to emergency first aid for all seafarer:
Colour coded thumb index of emergencies for quick reference
Concise descriptions of medical conditions
Prioritised list of treatments
Ringbinding and waterproofed pages to withstand use at sea.
NZ$30.00 + Delivery
FIRST AID COMPANION
By Sandra Roberts, Papercover, Spiral-bound flip chart, 80mm x 223mm, 24 pages, full colour drawings.
This is an excellent cockpit or knapsack guides in the event of immediate medical emergency. You'll find useful information you need to know about:
NZ$20.00 + Delivery
THE SHIP CAPTAIN'S MEDICAL GUIDE
By Maritime and Coastguard Agency, Hardback, 1.14kgs, 217mm x 302mm, 232 pages, colour and monochrome drawings. Printed 2012.
This book is intended primarily for use on ships where no doctor is carried and it is necessary for laymen to assess and treat injuries and to diagnose and treat ill health. The Guide can also be recommended for use in other situations where professional medical advice is not readily available, for example on expeditions.
For the 22nd edition the guide has been comprehensively reviewed and updated. It contains a wide range of authoritative advice - from birth to death, from first aid, general nursing, hygiene and the prevention of disease, to the treatment of injuries and diseases. The recommended measures for prevention and treatment can be safely carried out by an intelligent layman.
Was NZ$155.00 + Delivery
DOCTOR ON BOARD.
By Dr J Hauert. Softback. 96 pages, 150mm x 220mm, full colour.
This is a practical guide to medical emergencies at sea. A hands-on, illustrated guide, it is the perfect quick medical reference for any sailing trip. With clear illustrations and simple, easily digestible text, it shows the medical novice exactly how to tackle an extensive range of injuries, illnesses and potentially dangerous situations where urgent action is necessary. Be sure to keep a copy on board!
NZ$35.00 + Delivery
First Aid and Medical Emergencies.