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    K115E e-reader: International Medical Guide for Ships, Third Edition

    £66.00
    After your purchase, we will send you an email with login details to your IMO Bookshelf account, where all your e-readers will be available. If you would like to use a different email address for the registration, please contact us directly at books@ms-sc.org.
    ISBN: K115E

    International Medical Guide for Ships, Third Edition

    The third edition of the comprehensive guide about how to prevent, diagnose and treat health problems while at sea.

    The third edition of the International Medical Guide for Ships shows designated first-aid providers how to diagnose, treat, and prevent the health problems of seafarers on board ship. This edition contains fully updated recommendations aimed to promote and protect the health of seafarers, and is consistent with the latest revisions of both the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines and the International Health Regulations. The International Labour Organization's Maritime Labour Convention 2006 stipulates that all ships shall carry a medicine chest, medical equipment and a medical guide.The International Medical Guide for Ships supports a main principal of that convention; to ensure that seafarers are given health protection and medical care as comparable as possible to that which is generally available to workers ashore.

    By carrying this guide on board ships, and following its instructions, countries can both fulfill their obligations under the terms of the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 and ensure the best possible health outcomes for their seafaring population.

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    Accessing your IMO Digital Purchases

    From 1 May 2022, IMO moved to a new, hybrid version of the IMO Bookshelf, which enables browser-based access to IMO publications.

    Support for the existing Windows-based version of the IMO Bookshelf will continue until 30 June 2023, but no new purchases in this format can be made after 1 May 2022.

    Migration to the new system:

    • Migration can only take place once a customer has purchased an e-reader for the new IMO Bookshelf service from 1 May 2022.
    • Customers do not need to migrate their existing publications unless they choose to do so. Their Windows-based IMO Bookshelf products will remain available indefinitely, although technical support for the product will end in June 2023.
    • Users wishing to migrate must be using version 5.13 of the Windows-based IMO Bookshelf software.

    Users wishing to migrate their existing IMO publications to the new service, who has purchased an e-reader for the new IMO Bookshelf service from 1 May 2022, should contact us at books@ms-sc.org with the details of their IMO Virtual Publications account. We will arrange the migration with IMO.

     

    The new, hybrid version of the IMO Bookshelf enables browser-based access to IMO publications.
    The new IMO Bookshelf is an online library solution for the maritime industry. It provides users with streamlined access to IMO eBooks.

    Once purchased, we will assign the eBook to your email address and send you your login details for IMO Bookshelf.

    Benefits and Features of the new IMO Bookshelf:

    No installation required
    The new IMO Bookshelf is a browser-based hybrid software, meaning that it runs in web browsers yet behaves like desktop software, so there is no need to download or install anything.

    Works on low connection speeds
    Ships with download speeds as low as 0.3 Mbps can access the new IMO Bookshelf while at sea.

    Access on multiple PCs/devices
    The new IMO Bookshelf is not limited to one device and can be accessed on any computer or tablet that can access the internet. Multiple licences are required for multiple concurrent users.

    Use online and offline
    The new IMO Bookshelf provides flexible access. Our digital titles can be viewed while connected to the internet and are downloaded to the browser’s cache for access offline, making it suitable for use even when you do not have a reliable internet connection.

    Cyber secure
    Designed with new requirements on cyber security in mind.


     

    IMO E-book (PDF)

    Electronic copies of older IMO publications are available as an e-book in PDF format.

    After your purchase, we will send you an email with login details to your IMO Virtual Publications account, where all your downloads will be available. If you would like to use a different email address for the registration, please contact us directly at books@ms-sc.org

    International Medical Guide for Ships, Third Edition

    The third edition of the comprehensive guide about how to prevent, diagnose and treat health problems while at sea.

    The third edition of the International Medical Guide for Ships shows designated first-aid providers how to diagnose, treat, and prevent the health problems of seafarers on board ship. This edition contains fully updated recommendations aimed to promote and protect the health of seafarers, and is consistent with the latest revisions of both the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines and the International Health Regulations. The International Labour Organization's Maritime Labour Convention 2006 stipulates that all ships shall carry a medicine chest, medical equipment and a medical guide.The International Medical Guide for Ships supports a main principal of that convention; to ensure that seafarers are given health protection and medical care as comparable as possible to that which is generally available to workers ashore.

    By carrying this guide on board ships, and following its instructions, countries can both fulfill their obligations under the terms of the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 and ensure the best possible health outcomes for their seafaring population.

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