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Diving and Subaquatic Medicine (Hardcover) (Carl Edmonds)

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Considered an essential resource by many in the field, Diving and Subaquatic Medicineremains the leading text on diving medicine, written to fulfil the requirements of any general physician wishing to advise their patients appropriately when a diving trip is planned, for those accompanying diving expeditions or when a doctor is required to assess and treat anyone who has been involved in a diving accident.

For this fifth edition the original author, Carl Edmonds, is joined by a new team of collaborators and the content has been entirely refreshed and updated throughout. Clinical cases, a feature popular with readers, are expanded, as is the illustrative content. Established and emerging diseases of diving medicine are all covered in full, as is the latest in types of diving, including free and indigenous diving, and associated equipment. Each medical disorder is discussed from a historical, etiological, clinical, pathological, preventative and therapeutic perspective in the informative and accessible style that has made previous editions so popular.

Vital reading for physicians, paramedics, naval personnel, and diving organizations, those who know the book already will waste no time in acquiring this update, while those new to the text will quickly find it a must for the personal bookshelf.

Now in its fifth edition, this text remains the leading resource on diving medicine. The book is written specifically for general physicians wishing to advise their patients appropriately when a diving trip is planned. It is also suitable for doctors accompanying diving expeditions or when a doctor is required to assess and treat someone involved in a diving accident. The book covers established and emerging diseases of diving medicine, the latest types of diving, and associated equipment. Each medical disorder is discussed from a historical, etiological, clinical, pathological, preventative and therapeutic perspective.

Number of Pages: 835.0
Genre: Medical
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Carl Edmonds
Language: English
Street Date: September 11, 2015
TCIN: 17306333
UPC: 9781482260120
Item Number (DPCI): 247-20-0680

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