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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.
  • 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
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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.
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    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, TXBack To Top

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    • Pages: 648
    • Trim Size: 184 X 260 mm
    • Imprint: Saunders
    • ISBN: 9780721694245
    • Copyright: 2004