Accession Number:

AD0637116

Title:

CIRCULATORY ADAPTATION TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF LIFE UNDER MORE THAN ONE ATMOSPHERE OF PRESSURE

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL SUBMARINE MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB GROTON CT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1965-12-14

Pagination or Media Count:

36.0

Abstract:

Contents Physiological changes under conditions of swimming and diving, Anatiomical and physiological adaptation of diving animals, Cardiovascular and respiratory functions and adaptations in skin diving, Hazards of diving and related adaptive changes, The thoracic squeeze, Carbon dioxide intoxication and adaptation in diving, Skin diving, Submarine escape free and Buoyant ascent, Scuba diving, Deep-sea diving, Nature of CO2 adaptation, Anoxia, Compression, Cardiovascular effects of increased pressure, Oxygen toxicity, Oxygen effects at one atmosphere, Oxygen paradox, Effects of oxygen in excess of one atmosphere, Pathological changes induced by oxygen, Acclimatization to oxygen, Therapeutic use of oxygen under high pressure, Nitrogen narcosis, Exposure to synthetic atmospheres at normal and increased pressures, Air embolism, Decompression sickness, Etiology of decompression sickness, Bubble formation, Theoretical relation of symptoms to bubble size, Protection from decompression sickness, Adaptive changes related to decompression sickness.

Subject Categories:

  • Stress Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE