A Bibliographical Sourcebook of Compressed Air, Diving and Submarine Medicine, by E C Hoff

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A Bibliographical Sourcebook of Compressed Air, Diving and Submarine Medicine
Ebbe Curtis Hoff

Hardback. Burgundy covers with gilt lettering. Spine faded. Ex-library copy. Bookplate on inside front cover stamped ‘withdrawn Downstate Med lib, Oct 1 1948.’ Title page and last page stamped with stamp of Medical Society of the County of Kings Library. Library lending sheet on back endpaper. Good condition.

Contents include:

History of the Medical aspects of submarines, diving and sub-aqueous tunneling
Technical procedures and research apparatus in compressed air, diving, and submarine medicine
Special anatomy, physiology and biochemistry of compressed air, diving and submarine medicine
Biology of very high hydrostatic pressures
Micro, immunology and embryology
Effects of high pressures on plant growth
Diseases and accidents in submarine personnel, divers and compressed air workers
Selection, assessment of efficiency, and training of submarine personnel, divers and compressed air workers
Protection of personnel
Therapeutic effects if gases under raised atmospheric pressures and respiration of compressed and rarefied air
Human factors in design and operation of submarine instruments and controls; submarine illumination
Medico-legal aspects of compressed air work

Large format
382 pages
No illustrations
210 mm x 268 mm (approx. 8.25 in x 10.5 in)
1948, US Bureau of Medicine and Surgery

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Weight 1.6 kg
Dimensions 29 × 23 × 4 cm