Our very own moderator (JeanneP
) has released her first FREE ebook for download from:
The "CRUISER'S DICTIONARY
" by JeanneP
is the "A-Z" of what a long-term ocean cruiser (and everyday sailor) needs to know - it is available for FREE download from the "Cruising Connections" secure server in Denver. The file is about a half megabyte so will easily fit on a floppy - or, just download it to your hard drive.
More free ebooks by JeanneP
Thank you JeanneP
from us all.
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Extract from the ebook
- Some marine toxins, such as from jellyfish, cause extreme allergic reactions. Our doctor recommended that we carry at least one type of liquid antihistamine (such as Children’s Benadryl
) as well as antihistamine pills as a preventive measure against reactions to new substances. In the event of a severe allergic reaction you may not have time to reach professional medical help. The liquid is faster-acting than the pill form and is more easily swallowed, which can be important if reaction causes swelling of throat and airway passages. If you carry Children's Benadryl
, be sure you adjust the dosage for an adult. Better yet would be an “Epi-Pen
” which is a premeasured dose of injectable epinephrin. It is most commonly provided to people with severe allergies (such as to bee stings, peanuts, fish, etc.) (See “Charcoal Tablets
”; “Scombroid Poisoning