The First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries student material introduces medical terms that may be unfamiliar to some readers. Familiarity with basic medical terminology will enhance the quality of communication with emergency and healthcare workers should it be required. A glossary of terms is provided.
Throughout this text, words marked with a superscript plus sign (e.g., toxinology+) will be covered in the glossary to facilitate learning. In addition, the medical description of some signs and symptoms has been provided along with the common description within the text.
Unique to First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries, this material contains bonus content information not required for course completion but provided for those who have an interest in marine biology. It is set apart from required text by the heading Unique Content.