On-Site Management of Scuba Diving and Boating Emergencies (Diversification Series)by Wesley Y. Yapor, David Halek (Illustrator), Jim Joiner (Editor)
This book was written specifically to include the most commonly encountered emergencies a scuba diver may be faced with, and how to deal with them. Medically related scuba diving conditions and boating emergencies are thoroughly reviewed and the on site treatment is outlined for each specific ailment. Included in the book are detailed directions for assessment and management of common scuba diving and boating emergencies.
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This book is an excellent resource and should be read by all divers. It is easy to understand yet very complete. You need to know what to do before the accident happens!
In case of a scuba diving or boating emergency, this book will help the rescuer tip the balance in favor of the victim. It contains a whole host of specific emergency management protocols.
The proper evaluation and care of a victim in the field, before paramedics arrive, can make the difference between life and death. This book covers the vast majority of injuries and conditions encountered during Scuba diving and boating. Regardless of the individual's background, this text will help guide you to evaluate, manage, and stabalize diving and boating emergencies until professional help arrives.