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Document ID (ISN)20509
CIS number 74-571
Year 1972
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Becker R.
Title Medical care manual for sea-going vessels
Original title Leitfaden der Gesundheitspflege auf Seeschiffen [in German]
Bibliographic information Verlag Volk und Gesundheit, Neue Grünstrasse 18, x 102 , 1972. 446 p. Illus. 13 ref. Price: M.49,50.
Abstract Contents: principles of health protection at sea (fitness and aptitude, hygiene on board, ship's catering, space for medical treatment and sick bays aboard ships, medical supplies); structure and working of the human body (anatomy and physiology); basic emergency treatment for ship's officers (diagnostic, medical advice by radio, nursing); pathology for ship's officers (accidents, diseases requiring surgery, internal diseases, poisoning, infectious diseases, ear, nose and throat diseases, eye injuries and diseases, tooth and jaw diseases, skin diseases, nervous and mental disorders, pregnancy and confinement, venereal diseases, fatal occurrences, occupational diseases); national and international regulations; glossary of medical terms; list of abbreviations.
Descriptors (primary) ships; occupational medicine; sea transport
Descriptors (secondary) poisoning; occupational hygiene; German Democratic Republic; tropical diseases; pathology; emergency treatment; group catering; skin diseases; manuals; injuries; infectious diseases
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Water transportation