Synopses & Reviews
The Boater's Medical Companion tells you how to deal with medical emergencies on the water, while remaining calm and keeping the other people aboard comfortable--a formidable task. Reading Dr. Gould's excellent guide and having it aboard as a reference can make any boater more confident of his or her ability to cope.
Reading Dr. Gould's excellent guide to handling medical emergencies and having it aboard as a ready reference can make any boater more confident in coping with a medical emergency afloat. Special sections on using the radio and dealing with a medical evacuation will be helpful to an inexperienced crew member faced with a disabled captain.
This selection from the Cornell Boaters Library is designed for those who don't plan to go on bluewater cruises, but who need to know how to deal with emergencies on board.