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Surf Survival : The Surfer's Health Handbook
by Andrew Nathanson and Clayton Everline and Mark Renneker




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Three expert physicians/surfers trained in emergency medicine, sports medicine, and family medicine explain everything you need to know to stay safe in the water.

Whether you’re a novice or an expert, an SUPer or a bodyboarder, Surf Survival is the only book that every surfer must have in his or her backpack, car, and beach house. This practical handbook explains everything from how to reduce a shoulder dislocation to understanding waves and currents, from how to treat jellyfish stings to how to apply a tourniquet.

Whether you are surfing a crowded beach in California or a remote island in Indonesia, be prepared to handle surfing-related emergencies from hypothermia and drowning to wound care and infections. Topics include:

• Fitness for surfers
• Prevention and rehabilitation of common overuse injuries
• Wilderness first aid
• Surviving the sun
• Surf-travel medicine
• Surviving big surf
• SUP
• Surfer's ear
• And much, much more!

Written by three expert physician surfers, packed with color photos and illustrations, this is the authoritative medical guide for surfers and watermen.

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Overview

Three expert physicians/surfers trained in emergency medicine, sports medicine, and family medicine explain everything you need to know to stay safe in the water.

Whether you’re a novice or an expert, an SUPer or a bodyboarder, Surf Survival is the only book that every surfer must have in his or her backpack, car, and beach house. This practical handbook explains everything from how to reduce a shoulder dislocation to understanding waves and currents, from how to treat jellyfish stings to how to apply a tourniquet.

Whether you are surfing a crowded beach in California or a remote island in Indonesia, be prepared to handle surfing-related emergencies from hypothermia and drowning to wound care and infections. Topics include:

• Fitness for surfers
• Prevention and rehabilitation of common overuse injuries
• Wilderness first aid
• Surviving the sun
• Surf-travel medicine
• Surviving big surf
• SUP
• Surfer's ear
• And much, much more!

Written by three expert physician surfers, packed with color photos and illustrations, this is the authoritative medical guide for surfers and watermen.


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  • ISBN: 9781510749047
  • Publisher: Skyhorse
  • Imprint: Skyhorse
  • Date: July 2019
  • Seller Statement: Sold by Simon and Schuster
 

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