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Document ID (ISN)38870
CIS number 82-1999
ISSN - Serial title 0007-9936 - Cahiers de médecine interprofessionnelle
Year 1981
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Mielle F.
Title Work at high altitudes and underground or underwater: Clinical physiopathology and practical deductions
Original title Altitude et profondeur: physiopathologie clinique et déductions pratiques [in French]
Bibliographic information 4th quarter 1981, Vol.21, No.84, p.25-63. Illus. 45 ref.
Abstract Physiological and pathological effects of altitude: hypoxia, physical factors, dynamic conditions, space flight; major pathological syndromes due to altitude. Contraindications (flight crews; periods spent at high altitudes). Physiopathology of underground work: minework, speleology. General considerations on hyperbaric physiopathology (physiology, decompression tables). Free diving, compressed-air and compressed-gas diving. Basic information on treatment of diving accidents. Contraindications for diving.
Descriptors (primary) hyperbaric pressure; atmospheric pressure; great depth; high altitude
Descriptors (secondary) functional respiratory disorders; cardiovascular disorders; diving; mining industry; hyperoxia; biological effects; underground work
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Hypobaric pressure
Hyperbaric pressure