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First aid kits for recreational dive boats, what should they contain?

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BACKGROUND: Well-equipped first-aid kits are necessary but not always provided on recreational dive boats. We aimed to review the types of illness and injury likely to be encountered on such boats and inform a content list for such kits. METHOD: We conducted a 3-round Delphi study by email using a volunteer panel of 18 experts drawn from diving, dive medicine and nursing. In round 1, panellists shared examples of illnesses and injuries they had come across personally. These scenarios were ci...

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10.1016/j.tmaid.2010.07.001

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Travel medicine and infectious disease
Volume:
8
Issue:
5
Pages:
311-317
Publication date:
2010-09-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-0442
ISSN:
1477-8939
Source identifiers:
504191
Language:
English
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pubs:504191
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uuid:ad0e92d9-6fb2-40f5-a810-c509ff5fcd2d
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pubs:504191
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2015-03-13

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