This work is aimed at serious divers and diving instructors. This is the only commercially available book to address both rescue and first aid across a wide range of diving environments. It provides techniques for: surface and underwater rescue, open water resuscitation, self-rescue, currents and dams, overhead environments, faulty or damaged equipment and dangerous marine life. Dozens of scenarios and safety precautions are clearly presented. The authors' personal anecdotes of potentially life-threatening scenarios and their safe resolution brings the instruction to life. The topics address virtually every type of diving environment or situation, making the book an indispensable part of any diver's library and an excellent compliment to basic scuba rescue courses.