This book is the very first to cover the decompression theory in detail. It gives many information on all topics of the diving medicine, and is richly and uniquely illustrated. It offers a good guideline of high quality practice in diving medicine. The author provides a very structured and easy to understand book, by covering all aspects of the diving medicine, such as equipment, physiology, and related issues as gas intoxications, venomous animals or damages that can occur in the diving practice. Relevant physiological and anatomical illustrations enlight even complex topics. The Diving medicine book will appeal to health experts like doctors and nurses, but also to diving schools and teachers.
• Provides an updated exhaustive decompression theory
• Deals with all aspects of medical and physical details of diving and travel medicine
• Offers a comprehensive and richly illustrated state-of-the-art of diving medicine
Dr Olaf Rusoke-Dierich studied medicine in Munich and Berlin. After graduating in 1998, he spent 3 years in hyperbaric medicine and 1 year as a doctor for drug rehabilitation program. He completed his PhD in Munich, Germany and practiced for 4 years in an emergency medicine service, 4 years training and completion of fellowship of general practitioner, 2 years of work as general and 3 years working as contractor for the Australian Defence Force (General Medicine/Occupational Medicine).