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Document ID (ISN)101564
CIS number 03-868
ISSN - Serial title 0339-6517 - Documents pour le médecin du travail
Year 2003
Convention or series no. DMT 94 TF 124
Author(s) Faralli F., Panico S., Renzoni F., Cardoni V., Pultrone S., Simonazzi A., Bianchi F., De Cardoni C., Arcangelis N., Pascalizi S., Simonazzi S.
Title Analysis of underwater diving accidents in a hyperbaric treatment centre
Original title Analyse des accidents de plongée sous-marine dans un centre de traitement hyperbare [in French]
Bibliographic information 2nd Quarter 2003, No.94, p.171-181. Illus. 31 ref.
Internet access [in French]
Abstract Contents of this article on decompression accidents among divers: persons at risk; diving techniques; Italian regulations concerning underwater work under hyperbaric conditions; description of decompression accidents and their treatment; findings of a survey involving 60 victims of diving accidents having occurred between 1989 and 1999 who were given oxygenotherapy in a hyperbaric treatment centre. Boxes include: French regulations on the protection of persons working in hyperbaric conditions and compensation of decompression accidents; main decompression pathologies (gas emboli, type I and II decompression sickness); diving tables.
Descriptors (primary) occupational accidents; decompression sickness; risk factors; diving; barotrauma
Descriptors (secondary) hyperbaric pressure; hyperbaric oxygen therapy; legal aspects; compensation of occupational accidents; Italy; survey; France
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceItaly
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Hyperbaric pressure