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Diving Medicine, 4th Edition

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Diving Medicine has earned a worldwide reputation as the definitive source on diving safety and the management of diving-related health conditions. The New, 4th Edition has been completely revised and updated while still retaining its practical clinical orientation. It covers basic diving physiology · the pathophysiology of decompression sickness · assessment of physical fitness for diving · diagnosis and treatment of diving-related disorders · and much more.

Table of Contents

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New to This Edition

    • New chapters on Kinetics of Inert Gas, Marine Poisoning and Intoxication, and Diabetes and Diving
    • Completely revised chapters on Medical Evaluation for Sport Diving
    • Medical Evaluation for Commercial Diving
    • and Medical Evaluation for Military Diving
    • The latest protocols for managing decompression accidents, drowning, and hypothermia

Key Features

    • Discusses special considerations for female, elderly, and pediatric divers
    • Covers diving-related problems in people with pre-existing medical conditions, such as pulmonary, cardiac, and neurologic disease
    • Includes information about marine toxicology

Author Information

    By Alfred A. Bove, MD, PhD, Chief, Section of Cardiology, Temple University Medical School, Philadelphia, PA; and Jefferson C. Davis, MD, Hyperbaric Medicine P.A., San Antonio, TX

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Diving Medicine, 4th Edition
  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 648 Pages
  • Trim Size: 7 1/4 X 10 1/4 in
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • ISBN: 978-0-7216-9424-5
  • Copyright: 2004