The probability and severity of decompression sickness

@inproceedings{Howle2017ThePA,
  title={The probability and severity of decompression sickness},
  author={Laurens E. Howle and Paul W. Weber and Ethan A. Hada and Richard D. Vann and Petar J. Denoble},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2017}
}
Decompression sickness (DCS), which is caused by inert gas bubbles in tissues, is an injury of concern for scuba divers, compressed air workers, astronauts, and aviators. Case reports for 3322 air and N2-O2 dives, resulting in 190 DCS events, were retrospectively analyzed and the outcomes were scored as (1) serious neurological, (2) cardiopulmonary, (3) mild neurological, (4) pain, (5) lymphatic or skin, and (6) constitutional or nonspecific manifestations. Following standard U.S. Navy medical… CONTINUE READING
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