First Aid and Medical Emergencies.

  • Skipper's Medical Emergency Handbook
  • The New Zealand First Aid Handbook
  • Where there is no Doctor
  • First Aid Manual
  • Advanced First Aid Afloat, Fifth Edition
  • First Aid at Sea, 7th Edition
  • First Aid Companion
  • The Ship Captain's Medical Guide
  • Doctor on Board
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    SKIPPER'S MEDICAL EMERGENCY HANDBOOK.
    First Aid at Sea
    By Dr Spike Briggs & Dr Campbell Mackenzie, 140mm x 240mm, 224 pages, Line Drawings, Flow charts & Illustrations .0.54kg. 2018.

    Designed to assist all who go to sea - whether on a day excursion, a holiday cruise or an even longer trip. It will provide practical advice, boost confidence, solve problems and minimise danger for all on board.

    Step-by-step instructions, explanatory illustrations and flow charts provide an at-a-glance reference on how to prevent, treat and care for the sick and injured at sea.
    Advice on pre-voyage preparations, establishing emergency procedures, first response and assessment of illnesses and injury, right through to offshore aftercare and recovery.

    The Skipper's Medical Emergency Handbook is a comprehensive and practical resource for novices or experienced sailors and motorboaters.

    NZ$40.00 + Delivery

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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.
  • CPR techniques.
  • First aid or burns, wounds, fractures and head injuries.
  • Managing hypothermia.
  • Help for those with medical conditions

    NZ$30.00 + Delivery

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    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
  • Nutrition
  • Prevention
  • Istructions and Precautions for Injections
  • Common Sicknesses
  • 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

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    FIRST AID MANUAL.
    By Gina m Piazza, (ACEP) 150mm x 210mm, 288 pages, Colour Photographs.0.54kg 5th Edition 2009.
    More than 100 different conditions, from splinters and sprained ankles to strokes and unconsciousness, and shows exactly what to do with step-by-step photographic sequences.
    Every condition is clearly explained, outlining causes, symptoms and signs, and action plans. The updated design makes the instructions easier to follow, whether you need information on emergency first aid, first aid for babies and children, or tips on resuscitation.

    NZ$40.00 + Delivery

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    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$50.00 + Delivery

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    FIRST AID AT SEA, 7th Edition.
    By Douglas Justins and Colin Berry. Paperback, 0.21kg,landscape 250mm x 185mm, 29 pages, full colour. Published in 2018
    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.
  • Ringb-bound and with waterproof pages to withstand use at sea.
  • Updated to reflect current guidelines, best practcie, new methods of communication and latest treatments.

    NZ$30.00 + Delivery

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    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:
  • Resuscitation
  • Drowning
  • Unconscious Casualty
  • Choking
  • Shock
  • Bleeding
  • Burns
  • Fractures/Dislocation
  • Immobilisation
  • Spinal Injury
  • Chest pain/Asthma
  • Seizures
  • Diabetes
  • Casualty Assessment
  • Getting Help

    NZ$22.00 + Delivery

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    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.

    NZ$110.00 + Delivery

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    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

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