Sunday, August 13, 2006

Recommended Diving Medical Books

We recently had a question concerning which Diving Medicine books I would recommend. There are many excellent books available, each with advantages in certain areas. Here are the books that I have on my desktop and that I use on a regular basis. in no particular order.

Assessment of Diving Medical Fitness for Scuba Divers and Instructors by Peter B. Bennett, Frans J. Cronje, and Ernest S. Campbell
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Medical Examination of Sport Scuba Divers, 3rd Edition, AA Bove, MD
Technical Diving in Depth by B. R. Wienke
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Bennett and Elliotts' Physiology and Medicine of Diving by Alf Brubakk and Tom Neuman
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Diving Medicine by Alfred A. Bove and Jefferson Davis
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United States Navy Diving Manual, Revision 4, Vol. 5: Diving Medicine & Recompression Chamber Operations

Diving and Subaquatic Medicine (A Hodder Arnold Publication) by Carl Edmonds, Christopher Lowry, John Pennefather, and Robyn Walker
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Diving Science by Michael Strauss and Igor V. Aksenov

Textbook of Hyperbaric Medicine by K. K. Jain, Richard A., M.D. Neubauer, S. A. Baydin, and Jolie Bookspan

Diving Physiology in Plain English by Jolie Bookspan
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Hyperbaric Medicine Practice, Second Edition by Eric P. Kindwall

NOAA Diving Manual: Diving for Science and Technology, Fourth Edition

Deeper Into Diving by John Lippmann and Simon Mitchell, MD 2nd Edition, 2005 [DAN S.E. Asia - Pacific]

The Sports Diving Medical: A Guide to Medical Conditions Relevant to Scuba Diving by John Parker

Here are some other publication sources:
UHMS-Publications -
Medical Seminars -
Best Publishing -

Finally, I have a Diving Medicine Bookstore on my web site at .

I hope this is helpful!

Ern Campbell