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Document ID (ISN)62115
CIS number 94-595
ISBN(s) 0-7020-1589-X
Year 1993
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Bennett P.B., Elliott D.H.
Title The physiology and medicine of diving
Bibliographic information W.B. Saunders Company Ltd., 24-28 Oval Road, London NW1 7DX, United Kingdom. Available from: Harcourt Brace and Company Ltd., Foots Cray High Street, Sidcup, Kent DA14 5HP, United Kingdom, 4th ed., 1993. x, 613p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 70.00.
Abstract This book is an edited collection of reviews each written by an internationally recognized authority. Contents: compressed air work; SCUBA-diving procedures and equipment; commercial diving equipment and procedures; fitness to dive; respiration and exertion; oxygen toxicity; inert gas narcosis; the high pressure nervous syndrome; underwater accidents; management of diving accidents; otological and paranasal sinus problems in diving; prevention and treatment of thermal problems; history of decompression procedures; decompression physiology and practice; Doppler and ultrasonic bubble detection; pathogenesis, manifestations and treatment of the decompression disorders; clinical hyperbaric oxygen therapy; dysbaric osteonecrosis; aseptic necrosis of bone; long-term health effects of diving.
Descriptors (primary) occupational physiology; occupational medicine; diving; work in pressurized atmosphere
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; oxygen; cold stress; respiratory gas exchange; decompression bone damage; carbon dioxide; compression; decompression; inert gases; decompression sickness; bubble formation; work capacity; physical fitness; deep diving; tunnelling; vestibular disorders; manuals; decompression tables; pulmonary function; physiology of hearing; breathing atmosphere; underwater breathing apparatus; neurological effects; narcotic effects; medical prevention; medical examinations; oxygen therapy; occupational accidents
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom; USA
Subject(s) Other industries and occupations
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Hyperbaric pressure