Bove and Davis' Diving Medicine / Edition 3

Bove and Davis' Diving Medicine / Edition 3

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Elsevier Health Sciences

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Bove and Davis' Diving Medicine / Edition 3

Provides complete information on diving medicine and the hyperbaric environment. Covers basic diving physiology; diving-related problems in people with pre-existing medical conditions; and pulmonary, cardiovascular, and neurological disorders in diving. The new edition of this definitive text features new material on commercial and military diving, barotrauma, mixed gases, treatment of decompression sickness, oxygen toxicity, women and diving, and the cardiovascular aspects of diving.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780721660561
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 06/20/1997
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 437
Product dimensions: 7.25(w) x 10.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. A Short History of Diving Medicine
2. Diving Physics
3. Diving Equipment
4. Kinetics of Inert Gas
5. Breath Hold Diving
6. Mixed Gas Diving
7. Mechanisms and Risks of Decompression
8. Pathophysiology of Decompression Sickness
9. Barotrauma
10. Treatment of Decompression Sickness and Arterial Gas Embolism
11. Inert Gas Narcosis and HPNS
12. Toxicity of Oxygen, Carbon Monoxide and Carbon Dioxide
13. Hypothermia
14. Near Drowning
15. Marine Animal Injuries
16. Marine Poisoning and Intoxication
17. Human Performance Underwater
18. Medical Problems in Diving Operations
19. Women in Diving
20. Diving in the Elderly and the Young
21. Aseptic Necrosis of Bone
22. Ear and Sinus Problems in Diving
23. Neurologic Consequences of Diving
24. Pulmonary Disorders and Diving
25. Cardiovascular Disorders and Diving
26. Diabetes and Diving
27. Medical Evaluation for Sport Diving
28. Medical Evaluation for Commercial Diving
29. Medical Evaluation for Military Diving
Appendix 1. Pressure Conversion Table
Appendix 2. Medical Examination Forms
Appendix 3. Diving Medicine Physician's Kit for Remote Locations
Appendix 4. U.S. Navy Treatment Tables

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