Ten years of diving-related illness in the Royal Navy.

  title={Ten years of diving-related illness in the Royal Navy.},
  author={Andrew Murrison and Edward John Lacey and M Restler and J Martinique and Tom Francis},
  journal={The Journal of the Society of Occupational Medicine},
  volume={41 2},
The period from 1 January 1980 to 31 December 1989 produced a total of 244 training and operational diving accident reports involving Royal Navy and Royal Marines personnel. Because the incidence figures fluctuated widely year by year, a clear trend over the decade failed to emerge. However, the incidence of Type II decompression sickness, as a percentage of total decompression sickness, was greater in the second half of the decade than in the first, a trend similar to, although more moderate… CONTINUE READING