The Textbook of Maritime Health is a comprehensive online publication, aimed at providing a comprehensive overview of maritime health to all those with an interest in the field.
The textbook is provided to you by the Norwegian Centre for Maritime and Diving Medicine (NCMDM), Department of Occupational Medicine, Haukeland University Hospital. The information contained in the textbook is for informational purposes only and is not to be used in clinical situations as medical advice, for diagnostic or treatment purposes. Treatment decisions need to be made by a medical officer/medical professional, based on that person’s training and experience and the specific conditions presented at the time of examination or treatment.
All chapters of this textbook have been authored by expert authors within the field. Although NCMDM has made reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy and quality of the information through a rigorous editing process, accuracy and quality of the information remains the sole responsibility of the expert authors.
Chief editor for Textbook of Maritime Health is Jon Magnus Haga, Head of Norwegian Centre for Maritime and Diving Medicine, Department of Occupational Medicine, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway.