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W B Saunders Co Ltd
30 September 2003
Respiratory medicine; Diving & hyperbaric medicine
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.
By:   Alfred A. Bove, Jefferson C. Davis
Imprint:   W B Saunders Co Ltd
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   4th Revised edition
Dimensions:   Height: 260mm,  Width: 184mm,  Spine: 34mm
Weight:   1.324kg
ISBN:   9780721694245
ISBN 10:   0721694241
Pages:   656
Publication Date:   30 September 2003
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
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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