Accession Number:

ADP011086

Title:

Modelling and Validation of Treatment Tables for Severe Decompression Accidents

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

DEFENCE AND CIVIL INST OF ENVIRONMENTALMEDICINE DOWNSVIEW (ONTARIO)

Report Date:

2001-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

This paper addresses the question of suitable treatment of dysbarism following a severe decompression accident during the use of self-contained breathing apparatus such as the Canadian Underwater Minecountermeasures Apparatus CUMA using 1 ata oxygen in helium to a maximum depth of 81 meters. The work involved a dual approach a theoretical analysis of the problem followed by experimental work designed to follow up specific aspects arising from the theoretical analysis.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE