DAN Pocket Guide to First Aid for Scuba Diving

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9781931676168: DAN Pocket Guide to First Aid for Scuba Diving

Know exactly what to do for all scuba diving first aid situations.

High-tech laser printing on hard vinyl sheets make this pocket-sized "how to" guide virtually indestructible and completely portable. Waterproof. Dirtproof. You can even mark up pages with a grease pencil then wipe clean. Spiral binding allows you to fully open the book anywhere and lay it flat. Fully illustrated with easy-to-follow instructions. Index-tabbed pages allow you to quickly access the information you need. "What you really need to know, when you really need it!"

Tabbed sections include: Emergency Assistance Plan, Dive Injury Information Form, Safety Assessment, Injured Diver Assessment, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Bleeding, Physical Assessment, Field Neurological Exam, Positioning of the Injured Diver, Oxygen First Aid, Bone and Joint Injuries, Carbon Monoxide Toxicity, Decompression Illness (DCI), Subcutaneous Emphysema/Mediastinal Emphysema/Pneumothorax, Seafood Poisoning, Heart Attack/Cardiac Arrest, Seizures, Spinal Injuries, Squeeze/Barotrauma, Seasickness (Motion Sickness), Oxygen Toxicity, Allergic Reactions, Thermal Injuries and Marine Animal Injuries.

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This terrific, little handy reference has step-by-step, illustrated instructions for every conceivable scuba diving first aid situation. It easily fits into a BCD vest or dive bag pocket for quick accessibility. Sturdy, waterproof construction--including a spiral binding and plastic pages--makes this a perfect guide when you need it most: in the water! The diagrams are easy to follow and tabbed pages allow for quick indexing. Very professional. A+. Appropriate for novices, intermediate and advanced divers alike.

About the Author:

Dan Orr is Chief Operating Officer for Divers Alert Network (DAN). He is the winner of many national diving safety and educational awards for his contributions in the use of emergency oxygen for diving injuries. Bill Clendenen is Vice President of Training for DAN. He is a former Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and has served on many national and international first aid advisory committees.

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