|Document ID (ISN)||68412|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1120-2971 - Prevenzione oggi
|Convention or series no.
||Bernini P., Faralli F., Fiorito A., Gagliardi R., Brauzzi M., Panico S., Paoluzzi M.
||Decompression sickness, pathogenesis and management of spinal damage
||Patogenesi e trattamento del danno spinale nella forma neuro sensoriale della malattia da decompressione [in Italian]|
||Jan.-Mar. 1993, Vol.V, No.1, p.87-103. Illus. 29 ref.
||The effects and management recommended for decompression sickness are reviewed. Clinical local symptoms are mainly neurological with motor and sensory deficits. They are accompanied by other symptoms ranging from skin and joint pains to sudden death from respiratory arrest. The management of the patients consists of emergency treatment for basic life support, followed by advanced treatment using pharmacological means, recompression therapy, neuromuscular rehabilitation with cycles of hyperbaric oxygen therapy and physiotherapy.
||hyperbaric oxygen therapy; decompression sickness; physiotherapy; neurological effects; medical treatment; rehabilitation
||Italy; literature survey
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Italy|
||Medicine, hygiene and first aid
|Broad subject area(s)
||Diseases of the nervous system