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Essentials of sea survival

Author: Frank Golden; Michael Tipton
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a comprehensive and informative guide to open-water survival, blending science with the authors' own research and examinations of real-life survival accounts. It provides up-to-date  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Guides, manuels, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Golden; Michael Tipton
ISBN: 0736002154 9780736002158
OCLC Number: 49240132
Description: xiii, 305 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: A catalog of disaster --
Basic physiology of survival --
Behavioral thermoregulation --
Initial and short-term immersion --
Drowning and near drowning --
Hypothermia --
Survival time in cold water --
Necessities for sustained survival: water and food --
Castaways: survival in an open boat or life craft --
Illnesses, injuries, and psychological trauma --
Search and rescue and treatment of casualties.
Responsibility: Frank Golden, Michael Tipton.

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