On diver thermal status and susceptibility to decompression sickness.

Abstract

In a recent Letter to the Editor, Clarke, et al, indicated that divers who deliberately chill themselves on a dive to reduce risk of decompression sickness (DCS) may be misinterpreting our 2007 Navy Experimental Diving Unit (NEDU) report. Indeed, we did not advocate that divers should risk hypothermia on bottom to reduce risk of DCS, nor do we dispute the… (More)

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@article{Gerth2015OnDT, title={On diver thermal status and susceptibility to decompression sickness.}, author={Wayne A. Gerth}, journal={Diving and hyperbaric medicine}, year={2015}, volume={45 3}, pages={208} }