Accession Number:

ADP011077

Title:

Severe Decompression Illness Following Simulated Rescue from a Pressurized Distressed Submarine

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

DEFENCE EVALUATION AND RESEARCH AGENCY FARNBOROUGH (UNITED KINGDOM) CENTRE FOR HUMAN SCIENCES

Report Date:

2001-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

If adequate transfer under pressure or recompression assets were not available after rescue from a pressurized Disabled Submarine the rescuees may stiffer from severe or fatal decompression illness fDCI. Effective methods of reducing the risk of fDCI require characterization. This study uses a large animal model goat to estimate the dose pressure response fDCI relationship.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Stress Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE