EAN-139780736041225   EAN-13 barcode 9780736041225
Product NameAquatic Rescue And Safety: How To Recognize, Respond To, And Prevent Water-Related Injuries
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionPaperback
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Price New6.99 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used4.00 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Width0.67 inches    (convert)
Height10.01 inches    (convert)
Length7.04 inches    (convert)
Weight121 hundredths pounds    (convert)
AuthorDennis Graver
Page Count256
FeaturesUsed Book in Good Condition
Long Description

Be prepared for water emergencies! If you are responsible for the welfare of those who spend time in or around the water—as an aquatic manager, scuba diving instructor, firefighter, law enforcement officer, or emergency rescue worker—or if you're a water sport enthusiast yourself, then you need to know how to prevent and manage aquatic accidents. This potentially lifesaving guide shows you how.

The only book of its kind, Aquatic Rescue and Safety provides detailed information on how to identify, treat, and prevent all types of submersion injuries, from drowning, hypothermia, and cramps to injuries of the heart, lungs, head, and spinal cord. It also contains special sections on dealing with watercraft-related and scuba diving injuries. Written by a veteran scuba diving instructor and water-rescue instructor trainer, the book presents the latest, most effective rescue and first aid procedures—techniques proven to save lives—for all water-related injuries.

The book also examines the causes of submersion injuries to help you understand how to prevent them. It provides specific steps that you can take to prevent accidents, and it gives you the tools you need to promote safety on the water, including tips for people who have children with them in aquatic settings.

Aquatic Rescue and Safety is ideal as a manual for water rescue training, as a resource for individual aquatic recreation enthusiasts, and as a reference for emergency preparedness. Whether you are simply an avid boater or swimmer or a member of a water rescue team, this book will help you acquire the knowledge and skills to prevent water-related injuries and save lives.

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