Diving Medicine (4th Edition)

Diving Medicine (4th Edition)


Alfred A. Bove, MD, PhD and Jefferson C. Davis, MD

Diving Medicine has earned a worldwide reputation as the definitive source on diving safety and the management of diving-related health conditions. This 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

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
• Medical Evaluation for Military Diving
• The latest protocols for managing decompression accidents, drowning, and hypothermia

(640 pp., Approx. 100 illustrations.) ISBN: 0721694241

Weight 8 pounds $ 127.00 + Shipping & Handling

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