Screening for oxygen sensitivity in U.S. Navy combat swimmers.


The United States Naval Special Warfare Community uses oxygen tolerance testing to screen Navy combat swimmer candidates for sensitivity to the toxic effects of hyperbaric oxygen (HBO2). Between 1976 and 1997, 6,250 oxygen-tolerance tests were performed at the Naval Special Warfare Center and Naval Special Warfare Group One. Our review of these data found… (More)


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@article{Walters2000ScreeningFO, title={Screening for oxygen sensitivity in U.S. Navy combat swimmers.}, author={K. C. Walters and Michael Gould and Elly Bachrach and Fidelma Butler}, journal={Undersea & hyperbaric medicine : journal of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, Inc}, year={2000}, volume={27 1}, pages={21-6} }