Bennett and Elliott's Physiology and Medicine of Diving

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Alf O. Brubakk, Tom S. Neuman
Saunders, 2003 - Medical - 779 pages
For the last 30 years, this book has been considered the "bible" of diving medicine. It is extremely well known to doctors and researchers working in this field and its editors and contributors are internationally recognized as experts on the subject. This new edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the latest developments in the field.

  • Provides the most comprehensive coverage of the physiology in relation to diving available anywhere.
  • Complete coverage of all aspects of clinical diagnosis and management of disorders arising from diving.
  • Relates equipment design and the most recent research into practical clinical application.
  • Editors and contributors represent a wide range of expertise, and are the leading authorities from around the world.

  • Latest information on: altitude decompression; central nervous system pathology; dive computers and algorithms; decompression theories and their effect on procedures; drowning; state-of-the-art treatment protocols for decompression, drowning, and hypothermia.
  • Very high-profile new editors - Professor Neuman is the current editor of Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine and former President of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society.

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Diving Methods
Some Useful Data and Formulas
Scientific Diving 56 104 Pathophysiology of Decompression

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