Bennett and Elliotts' Physiology and Medicine of Diving, 5th Edition

Author :
By Alf Brubakk and Tom S. Neuman, MD, FACP, FACPM
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 subjec ...view more
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. Be sure to check sales of the previous edition on this title. It is well known in the field of diving.
ISBN :
9780702025716
Publication Date :
31-12-2002
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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. Be sure to check sales of the previous edition on this title. It is well known in the field of diving.

New to this edition
  • Addition of two very high profile new editors to the team - Professor Neuman is the current editor of Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine and former President of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society
  • New areas to be covered include - treatment of altitude decompression; central nervous system pathology; dive computers and algorithms; decompression theories and their effect on procedures; drowning; treatment protocols for decompression, drowning, hypothermia
  • All previous chapters to be either expanded, divided newly authored or rewritten - see attached contents list. New design and layout to be introduced.
  • Provides the most comprehensive coverage of 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, 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.

  • Key Features
    • 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.

    Author Information
    By Alf Brubakk, Professor of Environmental Physiology, Medical Faculty, Department of Physiology & BioMedical Engineering, Norwegian University of Sciences and Technology, Trondheim, Norway; Tom S. Neuman, MD, FACP, FACPM, Emeritus Professor of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA and Director of Hyperbaric Medical Center, CA