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Posted : January 4, 2006
Can you please explain the physiological and medical aspects of immersion/ the "Diving Reflex" and the respiratory physiology of SCUBA. Many thanks Andy

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Posted : January 6, 2006
This could take hours to do,
so I suggest the best thing is to get a copy of the Physiology of Diving by David Elliot, cheap second hand from Amazon...
then you can read and x ref as well
Yours
Dr J eden
Answer provided by Dr Oliver Firth
Dr Ollie Firth
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