Diving Medicine 4th Edition

$118.84 (as of December 7, 2018, 3:10 am)

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.Discusses special considerations for female, elderly, and pediatric diversCovers diving-related problems in people with pre-existing medical conditions, such as pulmonary, cardiac, and neurologic diseaseIncludes information about marine toxicologyNew chapters on Kinetics of Inert Gas, Marine Poisoning and Intoxication, and Diabetes and Diving Completely revised chapters on Medical Evaluation for Sport DivingMedical Evaluation for Commercial Divingand Medical Evaluation for Military DivingThe latest protocols for managing decompression accidents, drowning, and hypothermia

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Alfred A. Bove, MD, PhD, Chief, Section of Cardiology, Temple University Medical School, Philadelphia, PA; and Jefferson C. Davis, MD, Hyperbaric Medicine P.A., San Antonio, TX

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.Discusses special considerations for female, elderly, and pediatric diversCovers diving-related problems in people with pre-existing medical conditions, such as pulmonary, cardiac, and neurologic diseaseIncludes information about marine toxicologyNew chapters on Kinetics of Inert Gas, Marine Poisoning and Intoxication, and Diabetes and Diving Completely revised chapters on Medical Evaluation for Sport DivingMedical Evaluation for Commercial Divingand Medical Evaluation for Military DivingThe latest protocols for managing decompression accidents, drowning, and hypothermia

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