|Open Water Lifesaving - The United States Lifesaving Association Manual|
Open Water Lifesaving – The United States Lifesaving Association Manual, is the official text of USLA, published in 2003. This comprehensive reference and training text is over 400 pages long, including extensive illustrations and technical drawings, along with official report forms useful to lifesavers. There is extensive information on the aquatic environment, a thorough explanation of the drowning process, how to perform a rescue in the open water environment, use of basic and advanced rescue equipment, medical care of injuries specific to the aquatic environment, search and rescue procedures, junior lifeguard programs, and much more. The editorial committee for the book included lifesaving experts from across America. The ISBN number for this book is 0-536-73735-5. It replaces our former book, The United States Lifesaving Association Manual of Open Water Lifesaving, published in 1995. Get the current version to ensure that your training and information are up to date!