Synopses & Reviews
When it's sink or swim, this Quick Guide will keep you afloat!
On the water, when an emergency surfaces, there is no time to spend searching through an exhaustive manual. Emergency First Aid On Board provides all the answers--fast.
Drawn from the world's largest boating library, it presents 14 color panels of authoritative, concise information on first aid. This on-the-spot reference is a convenient, accessible, and utterly streamlined information resource.
About the Author
Richard A. Clinchy, III, PhD, EMT-P, has been involved in emergency medical services in either a full-time or volunteer capacity for over 40 years. Dr. Clinchy provides training assistance or train-the-trainer programs for services or military units wishing to implement the FAST1 intraosseous device. He has been involved in EMS education, consulting, lecturing and provision of emergency care in North and South America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. From 1991 to 2004, he was founder and chairman of The American College of Prehospital Medicine. He is the developer of the Dive/First Responder network, a former professional firefighter and public safety officer, a certified hyperbaric technologist, a paramedic, a member of the National Association of EMS Physicians, a member and former board member of the Special Operations Medical Association, author of over 150 published articles, author, principal author or lead editor of seven books on diving and/or emergency medicine, and author of the emergency medical care chapter of the most recent edition of the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration) Diving Manual. He received the National Leadership Award from the National Association of EMTs in 1988, and was that organizations Instructor/Coordinator of the Year in 1989. He is a fellow of The Explorers Club, a member of The Camp Fire Club of America, and Chief of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliarys Department of Education as well as Deputy Director of its National Marketing Group. Hometown: Navarre, FL