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
Order from www.bestpub.com or email divebooks@bestpub.com
Order from http://scuba-doc.com/orderbook.html .

Medical Examination of Sport Scuba Divers, 3rd Edition, AA Bove, MD
Technical Diving in Depth by B. R. Wienke
Order from amazon.com

Bennett and Elliotts' Physiology and Medicine of Diving by Alf Brubakk and Tom Neuman
Order from amazon.com

Diving Medicine by Alfred A. Bove and Jefferson Davis
Order from amazon.com

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
Order from amazon.com

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
Order this at amazon.com

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]
www.submarinerpublications.com

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

Here are some other publication sources:
UHMS-Publications - http://www.uhms.org/Publications/publicat.htm
Medical Seminars - http://www.medsem.com/publications.html
Best Publishing - http://www.bestpub.com/

Finally, I have a Diving Medicine Bookstore on my web site at http://scuba-doc.com/DMbkstr.htm .

I hope this is helpful!

Ern Campbell