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Document ID (ISN)107295
CIS number 07-1352
ISBN(s) 978-951-802-743-3
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Saarni H., Niemi L.
Title Medical handbook for seafarers
Bibliographic information Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, FIOH-Bookstore, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, 00250 Helsinki, Finland, 2007. 213p. Illus. Index. Price: EUR 39.00.
Abstract This handbook provides instructions on the medical first aid and treatment required on board ships until the patient has either recovered or is transported to land for more suitable treatment. It helps persons responsible for medical treatment on board decide on the best course of action, including when to consult a doctor by radio or when to urgently have the patient transported to land for medical treatment.
Descriptors (primary) ships; medical treatment; first aid; sea transport
Descriptors (secondary) manuals; prophylaxis; vaccination; health care personnel
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceFinland
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Water transportation
First aid and emergency organization