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Questions and Answers on
Physiology and Medical Aspects of Scuba Diving


Lawrence Martin, M.D. Copyright 1997


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Scuba quiz
Myths & Misconceptions
Disclaimer & Invitation

Brief History of Diving
Recreational  Diving
The Respiratory System
Explanation of Pressure

Water & Physical Laws
Unequal Air Pressures
Decompression Sickness
Oxygen Therapy
Gas Pressure at Depth

Dive Tables & Computers
Stress & Diving
Non-air Gas Mixtures
Women & Diving
Medical Fitness for Diving
Asthma & Diving
The Great Debate

All About DAN
Scuba Training Agencies
Magazines & Newsletters
Books & Videos

Diving Odds N' Ends

Internet Links

You can order the print version of Scuba Diving Explained from:

Best Publishing Co.
P.O. Box 30100
Flagstaff, AZ 86003-0100
Phone 800-468-1055 or 520-527-1055
FAX: 520-526-0370
$19.95 + $3.50 s&h

You can also order the book from Amazon.com
On Amazon.com enter "Scuba Diving Explained" in the title seach. Note: At the Amazon.com site you will also find an interview with the author, Lawrence Martin, M.D.

Publisher's Cataloging in Publication Data

Martin, Lawrence
Scuba Diving Explained: Questions and Answers on Physiology and Medical
Aspects of Scuba Diving/Lawrence Martin
p. cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0-941332-54-3
1. Scuba diving.
2. Scuba diving - Physiological aspects.
3. Scuba diving - Medical aspects.
4. Diving - Recreational.
I. Title


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