This manual is written for laymen (non-doctors) working on board a ship. It contains a wide range of authoritative advice and will help you:
- assess and treat injuries
- diagnose and treat illness
- on journeys where you won’t have quick access to professional medical advice
Medical stores to carry on a UK flag ship
For information on:
- the use
- potential side effects
associated with the medical stores, download merchant shipping notice (MSN) 1768 and its list of corrections (corrigendum).
Both contain essential information, so it’s a good idea to have them both saved or printed out to keep with the medical guide.