Differentiating between Neurological Decompression Sickness & Multiple Sclerosis in Military Divers

Research Paper Title Multiple sclerosis presenting as neurological decompression sickness in a U.S. navy diver. Abstract A case of clinically definite multiple sclerosis presenting as neurological decompression sickness is presented. A 23-yr-old U.S. Navy diver experienced onset of hypesthesia of the left upper trunk approximately 19 h after making two SCUBA dives. She did not… Read More

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Decompressing Recompression Chamber Attendants: Oxygen vs Air Breathing

Research Paper Title Decompressing recompression chamber attendants during Australian submarine rescue operations. Background Inside chamber attendants rescuing survivors from a pressurised, distressed submarine may themselves accumulate a decompression obligation which may exceed the limits of Defense and Civil Institute of Environmental Medicine tables presently used by the Royal Australian Navy. This study assessed the probability… Read More