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Recent years have seen a great increase in the prevalence and importance of diving and related activities. The medical aspects are interesting and significant, but there has been no adequate compilation of information about them. Surgeon Captain (now Rear Admiral) Miles is one of the few men qualified to write a fully satisfactory textbook on the subject. He did not elect to do so in Underwater Medicine, but publication of its first edition in 1962 was nonetheless a valuable contribution. Here, at least, was an authoritative and interesting introduction to the subject. It remains the only recent book of its
Underwater Medicine.. Ann Intern Med. 1967;66:1303. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-66-6-1303_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;66(6):1303.
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