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Document ID (ISN)38108
CIS number 82-1419
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Auffray J.C.
Title Medical assistance for tuna fishermen
Original title Assistance médicale aux pêcheurs de thon [in French]
Bibliographic information Université de paris VI, Faculté de médecine Pitié-Salpêtrière, Paris, France, 1982. 85p. 56 ref.
Abstract This MD thesis outlines the historical background of tuna-fishing and medical assistance to tuna-fishermen and considers modern fishing techniques, the fishermen's working and living conditions on board, vocational training, and modern tuna-fishing boats. Medical assistance for tuna-fishermen: origin (fishing grounds are getting constantly more remote from the French coast), organisation, financing of assistance on-shore; structure and materials, premises, means of assistance at sea if a doctor is required. Analysis of medical reports, 1975-1980, and of occupational diseases prevalent among fishermen. New medical and safety organisation envisaged; future trends.
Descriptors (primary) deep-sea fishing; trawlers; care of sick workers; medical supervision; first aid
Descriptors (secondary) first-aid equipment; plant health services; thesis; France
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Fishing
First aid and emergency organization