Diving and Life at High Pressures, The Royal Society

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Diving and Life at High Pressures
Proceedings of The Royal Society meeting, May 1983

Hardback with dust jacket in cellophane cover. Front endpaper inscribed, ‘Richard Kimble XII-89’. As new condition.

Contents include:
Biological effects of high pressures: underlying principles
Hydrostatic pressure effects on the central nervous system: perspectives and outlook
Mechanism studies on the high pressure nervous syndrome
The effects of pressure on the molecular structure and physiological functions of cell membranes
The interactions between pressure and anaesthetics
Specific effects of rugs at pressure: animal investigations
Probing the limits of human deep diving
UK deep diving trials
Norwegian deep diving trials
Ultrasonic monitoring of decompression procedures
Several new aspects of bubble-induced central nervous system injury
Bone necrosis due to decompression

Large Format.
197 pages
B&W photographs and diagrams
220 mm x 305 mm (approx. 8.75 in x 12 in)
1984, The Royal Society, London

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Weight 1.2 kg
Dimensions 32 × 24 × 3 cm