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Document ID (ISN)62309
CIS number 94-1056
ISSN - Serial title 1877-7856 - Encyclopédie médico-chirurgicale
Year 1993
Convention or series no. Fascicule 16560-A10, 3-1993
Author(s) Géraut C., Simon C., Dupas D., Bellec J.M.
Title Hazards associated with underwater diving and work under hyperbaric conditions
Original title Risques de la plongée sous-marine et du travail en milieu hyperbare [in French]
Bibliographic information Intoxications - Pathologie professionnelle, 1993, Vol.64, No.101, 8p. 18 ref.
Abstract Summary of this survey article: mechanical hazards (barotrauma); risks to the middle and inner ear, the vestibular system, the sinus, the teeth, the face and the digestive system; biochemical hazards (hypoxia, hyperoxia, excess carbon dioxide and suffocation, carbon monoxide poisoning, nitrogen narcosis, high-pressure neurological syndrome); risks of gas embolism (physiopathology and circumstances of appearance; symptoms; what to do; prevention); water hazards; drowning; hazards due to plants and animals; aptitude determination; legislative information; compensation.
Descriptors (primary) France; symptoms; health hazards; diving; deep diving; work in pressurized atmosphere
Descriptors (secondary) compensation of occupational diseases; cold water; animals; plants; diseases of paranasal sinuses; arterial embolism; osteonecrosis; diseases of middle ear; diseases of internal ear; emergency treatment; first aid; neuropsychic effects; drowning; legislation; medical supervision; pulmonary embolism; encyclopaedia; data sheet; decompression bone damage
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Other industries and occupations
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Hyperbaric pressure