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Document ID (ISN)74942
CIS number 00-677
ISBN(s) 92-801-1145-0 (1982 rev. ed); 92-801-1174-4 (1984 supplement)
Year 1982
Convention or series no. 251-82.17.E (1982 revised edition) 260-84.06.E (1984 supplement)
Title Medical first aid guide for use in accidents involving dangerous goods (MFAG)
Bibliographic information International Maritime Organization, London, United Kingdom, 1982. 148p. Illus. + Supplement 1984, 24p. Illus. Index.
Abstract First aid guide used as a supplement to the International Medical Guide for Ships (IMGS, see CIS 95-590). It contains information on the diagnosis of poisoning, first aid, complications of poisoning (by type of toxic effect and by organ system), general toxic hazards and emergency treatment. In addition, there are detailed chemical tables (i.e. data sheets) with specific information on the signs and symptoms associated with poisoning by specific classes of substances, as well as on the appropriate treatment.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; ships; first aid; sea transport; emergency treatment
Descriptors (secondary) poisoning; data sheet; IMCO; WHO; ingestion; inhalation; skin absorption; caustic substances; toxic substances; manuals; injections; stomach wash-out; resuscitation; burns; oxygen therapy; ILO
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Water transportation
First aid and emergency organization