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Bennett and Elliott's physiology and medicine of diving.

Author: Alf O Brubakk; Tom S Neuman; David H Elliott; Peter B Bennett
Publisher: Edinburgh ; New York : Saunders, 2003.
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This thoroughly updated edition, considered the 'bible' in this field since 1969, offers in-depth coverage of the physiological basis of safe diving and the pathogenesis of diving illnesses; the clinical diagnosis and management of diving disorders; and current equipment design and its practical clinical applications. Also covered is a current understanding of central nervous system pathology, contemporary  Read more...
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Bennett and Elliott's physiology and medicine of diving.
Edinburgh ; New York : Saunders, 2003
(OCoLC)605527387
Online version:
Bennett and Elliott's physiology and medicine of diving.
Edinburgh ; New York : Saunders, 2003
(OCoLC)606931564
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alf O Brubakk; Tom S Neuman; David H Elliott; Peter B Bennett
ISBN: 0702025712 9780702025716
OCLC Number: 51607923
Notes: Revised edition of: Physiology and medicine of diving / edited by Peter B. Bennett and David H. Elliott. 4th ed. 1993.
Description: xii, 779 pages : illustrations
Contents: An outline history of diving physiology and medicine --
Diving methods --
Ventilation, gas exchange and exercise under pressure --
Thermal considerations in diving --
Breath-hold diving --
Drowning and nearly drowning --
Comparative diving physiology --
Otorhinolaryngological aspects of diving --
Pressure effects --
Decompression --
Long term effects of diving --
Fitness to dive --
Investigation of diving accidents --
Pathology of diving accidents --
Diving equipment --
Appendix: Some useful data and formulas related to diving.
Other Titles: Physiology and medicine of diving

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Focuses on diving medicine. This book is useful for doctors and researchers working in the field of diving.  Read more...

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