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DAN Pocket Guide to First Aid for Scuba Diving DAN Pocket Guide to First Aid for Scuba Diving
by Ron Cordes

Laser printed on hard vinyl, this spiral-bound, fully-illustrated, index-tabbed pocket size guide is virtually indestructible. Lays flat, water and dirt can't hurt it while you access "what you really need to know, when you really need it!"

Dive/First Responder Dive/First Responder
by Richard A. Clinchy

Dive/First Responder is a "must have" one-stop reference providing current information on handling the unique challenges of marine emergency medical management. This heavily illustrated, full-color guide includes information on basic life support, rescue breathing and CPR, use of supplemental oxygen, and the management of common wounds and fractures.

Scuba Diving First Aid Scuba Diving First Aid
by National Safety Council (Editor)

First aid for scuba diving injuries is unique; procedures differ from and, in some instances, even contradict standard first aid techniques. Anyone who may have a need to provide first aid to an injured scuba diver should become familiar with the procedures contained in this book. This new text, extensively reviewed by noted scuba diving physicians and diving medical technician trainers, is ideal for teaching scuba diving first aid.

Scuba Diving Explained Scuba Diving Explained
Questions and Answers on Physiology and Medical Aspects of Scuba Diving
by Lawrence Martin

SDE answers questions on physiology and medical aspects of diving that are raised all the time: about Boyle's law, asthma and diving, the "bends", Nitrox, women & diving, etc. It comes with photos and figures, many anecdotes about diving, and several appendices. The author is a pulmonary medicine physician and recreational scuba diver.

Diving Physiology in Plain English (2nd Edition) Diving Physiology in Plain English (2nd Edition)
by Jolie Bookspan

With this book, she has virtually redefined the art of teaching by exploiting humor as a form of "synaptic glue" seldom used in a serious scientific text. Her wit is fun and richly layered. That is what makes this book so compelling. She makes science delicious.

Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine Review For Physicians Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine Review For Physicians
by Jolie Bookspan

"Fantastic review! It is concise, complete, and well organized. The perfect tool to ace the Board Exam." - A reader

Hyperbaric Medical Review For Board Certification Exams: Certified Hyperbaric Technologist (CHT) and Certified Hyperbaric Registered Nurse (CHRN)
by Jolie Bookspan

"Hyperbaric Medical Review For Board Certification Exams, CHT/CHRN" is a chock-filled, fun to read compendium of diving nursing practice, chamber technology, physiology, physics, and clinical hyperbaric treatment of diving and non-diving conditions. It prepares you for both the CHT and CHRN certification tests.

Beating the Bends Beating the Bends
by Alex Brylske

The only way to avoid the risk of the bends is not to dive! Since that is not an option, Alex Brylske has written a book to help divers understand decompression sickness better. He has incorporated all aspects of the decompression issue, both theoretical and practical from the perspective of the recreational diver. It is a helpful addition to the discussion of diving safety and will make your diving safer!

Diving Science Diving Science
by Michael Strauss, Igor V. Aksenov

Prepare for each underwater adventure and its challenges. Diving Science will help you anticipate, recognize, and respond to the physical, physiological, and psychological stresses encountered in sport diving.

Written by two experts in diving physiology and medicine, this comprehensive resource will help you manage each stage of a dive more safely and successfully. Whether you’re on the surface or bottom, in the descent or ascent, you’ll know exactly what to do and when to do it. With information on everything from on-gassing and off-gassing to first response interventions for medical problems, Diving Science is as essential as a wetsuit for your next dive.

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