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Reviews the literature on exposure of animals and man to compressed air and increased ambient pressures of oxygen and brings together basic physiological principles and technical problems inherent in the use of hyperbaric chambers. Numerous charts and graphs illustrate important physiological concepts and calculations. For those interested in actual chamber operations, detailed considerations of problems involved in selection of personnel, equipping and maintaining a chamber. Included are discussions on decompression procedures based on the U. S. Navy Diving Manual as well as procedures for recompression. Brings together much scattered information that will be helpful to those contemplating studies relating to
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Fundamentals of Hyperbaric Medicine.. Ann Intern Med. 1966;65:394. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-65-2-394_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;65(2):394.
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