Diving Medicine

Diving Medicine

by Alfred A. Bove, Wayne R. Davis
     
 

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 ·

Overview

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.

• 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

• 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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721629346
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
11/13/1990
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 10.63(h) x (d)

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