Decompression sickness following altitude-chamber training.


Decompression sickness (DCS) is one of several dysbarisms (medical conditions resulting from a change in atmospheric pressure) that can be encountered by the Special Operations Forces (SOF) medical provider. DCS can present with several different manifestations. The authors present the case of a 23-year-old Airman who presented with vague neurologic… (More)


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@article{Studer2015DecompressionSF, title={Decompression sickness following altitude-chamber training.}, author={Nicholas M Studer and John R. Hughes and Joseph D. Puskar}, journal={Journal of special operations medicine : a peer reviewed journal for SOF medical professionals}, year={2015}, volume={15 1}, pages={11-5} }