Research Article| Volume 1, ISSUE 3, P217-225, January 1970

Medical services to offshore drilling

  • R.A.F. Cox
    Requests for reprints should be addressed to:—R. A. F. Cox, Esq., M.A., M.B., B.Chir., The Central Surgery, Sussex Rd., Gorleston-on-Sea, Gt. Yarmouth, Norfolk.
    General Practitioner, Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth; Medical Officer to British Petroleum and Amoco (U.K.) Petroleum, UK
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      The method of drilling for submarine deposits of gas is described briefly, with an account of the necessary supporting services, and of the hazards and methods of dealing with them. Helicopters play an important part in day to day supply and emergency visits and evacuations. The high cost of all these operations places a premium on prompt and effective medical care both at sea and ashore.
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