Keith Murray

Keith Murray, a former firefighter EMT, owns The CPR School, a first-aid training company. He provides onboard training for yacht captains and crew and sells and services AEDs. Contact him at 877-6-AED-CPR, 877-623-3277 or www.TheCPRSchool.com.

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Sea Sick: Yachts not immune to measles outbreak

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray It seems like you can’t turn on the news these days without someone talking about the measles outbreak. But what does it mean to have…

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Sea Sick: Allergic reactions call for quick response; Do you know what to do?

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray Previously, I have written about anaphylaxis and using epinephrine auto-injectors, commonly known by the brand name EpiPen. Today, I would like you to take a…

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Sea Sick: Let’s shine some light on skin cancer this month

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray May is “Skin Cancer Awareness Month.” I realize the vast majority of my readers spend a lot of time on the water and in the…

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Sea Sick: Use RICE for sprains, strains

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray So, you are out to sea and just injured yourself. You tripped and sprained your knee. What should you do? RICE is the answer. No,…

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Sea Sick: In an opioid overdose, this drug could save a life

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray In the United States, more than 72,000 people died from drug overdoses in 2017, which was an increase of about 10 percent over 2016. Experts…

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Sea Sick: Think you’re heart-smart? Take this quiz to find out

When you think of February most people think of Valentine’s Day and the heart. But how much do you really know about your heart? Test your knowledge with this little…

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Sea Sick: New year good time for first-aid inventory

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray It’s that time of year again. Time to buy a new calendar, make New Year’s resolutions and go through your first-aid medical kit. The first…

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Sea Sick: Save severed finger with correct response

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray While working on a boat, there are many opportunities to lose a finger or two. Think hatches, winches, ropes, anchor chains, knives, power tools and…

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Sea Sick: Can’t pass this quiz? Time for a first-aid refresher

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray We all know what follows next when a TV doctor shouts, “Clear!” It means someone is going to get shocked by a defibrillator. But just…

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Sea Sick: Influenza is nothing to sneeze at – get the vaccine

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray Recently, I received a call from my friend Diane. We were supposed to go kayaking, but instead she was in bed sick. She told me…

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