What is the Incidence & Features of Barodontalgia Among Military Divers?

Research Paper Title Incidence and Features of Barodontalgia Among Military Divers. Background Divers are vulnerable to barodontalgia (atmospheric pressure change related dental pain), which may jeopardise diving safety and mission completion. The aim of the researchers was to investigate the experience of barodontalgia among western military divers. Methods French Armed Forces diving personnel were asked… Read More

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What are the Effects of Repeated Long-duration Water Immersions on Skeletal Muscle Performance in Well-trained Male Divers?

Research Paper Title Effects of repeated long-duration water immersions on skeletal muscle performance in well-trained male divers. Background The objective of this study was to examine the effects of repeated long-duration water immersions (WI)s at 1.35 atmospheres absolute (ATA) on neuromuscular performance in load bearing and non-load bearing muscle groups. Methods During a dive week… Read More

What is the Relationship between the US Navy Fleet Diver Physical Screening Test & Job Task Performance (1995)?

Research Paper Title The relationship between the U.S. Navy fleet diver physical screening test and job task performance. Background The development of job-related selection and training methods will improve safety and lead to substantial cost savings to the U.S. Navy through enhanced screening and productivity. This investigation determined the extent to which the current U.S.… Read More

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

What are the Problems Associated with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in a Naval Diver?

Research Paper Title Severe acute respiratory syndrome in a naval diver. Abstract Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a highly infectious, rapidly progressive, emerging disease. Early diagnosis and preventive measures are key for treatment and minimization of secondary spread. In the context of the armed forces, aggressive containment measures are essential to prevent an outbreak.… Read More