Scope and design of the GUSI international research program

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dc.contributor.author Bennett, PB en_US
dc.contributor.author Schafstall, H en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2006-08-24T02:56:09Z
dc.date.available 2006-08-24T02:56:09Z
dc.date.issued 1992 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Undersea Biomed Res. 1992 Jul;19(4):231-41. en_US
dc.identifier.other Undersea Biomed Res en_US
dc.identifier.uri PMID: 1353925 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://archive.rubicon-foundation.org/2596
dc.description Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, Inc. (http://www.uhms.org ) en_US
dc.description.abstract During the 1980s a large new simulated underwater saturation diving system was constructed at GKSS, Geesthacht, Germany. This German Underwater Simulator (GUSI) has performed over 18 trimix (helium, 5% nitrogen, oxygen) dives with 115 divers at depths to 600 m, including 9 to 450 m or deeper for a total of 2672 man-days of saturation and 994 days of welding and other work. From October 1989, an international research program was initiated to permit scientists from other countries to carry out physiologic and medical research during these working dives. The results of the first year's program from 3 dives, GUSI 14, 16, and 17, all to 450 m, are described in this special edition of Undersea Biomedical Research. This brief paper gives the scope, design, and objectives of the program, the dive profiles, and the scientists and projects involved. en_US
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dc.language.iso en_US
dc.rights Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, Inc. (http://www.uhms.org ) en_US
dc.source.uri null en_US
dc.subject saturation en_US
dc.subject trimix en_US
dc.subject welding en_US
dc.subject underwater work en_US
dc.subject commercial en_US
dc.subject high pressure nervous syndrome en_US
dc.subject.mesh Decompression Sickness/therapy Diving* Ecological Systems, Closed* Germany High Pressure Neurological Syndrome/prevention & control Humans Research Safety Submarine Medicine* Welding* Work Schedule Tolerance en_US
dc.title Scope and design of the GUSI international research program en_US

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  • Undersea Biomedical Research Journal
    The Undersea Baromedical Research journal was published by the Undersea Medical Society, Inc. (now the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society) quarterly from 1974 to 1992 when the name changed to the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Journal.

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