A Pocket Guide to Cold Water Survival
Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization, 1981 - Hypothermia - 20 pages
Covers effect of cold water on body temperature, how to minimize these effects, methods of ship abandonment and treatment for hypothermia.
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