This volume contains recommended quantities, indications and dosing for 55 medicines listed in the
International Medical Guide for Ships, 3rd edition. The quantities are based on three types of ships:
−− ocean-going ships with crews of 25–40 and no doctor (Category A);
−− coastal ships with crews of up to 25 that travel no more than 24 hours from a port of call (Category B); and
−− small boats and private craft with crews of 15 or less, and usually travelling no more than a few hours from
a port of call (Category C).