Hematologic changes after daily asymptomatic dives

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Hematologic changes after daily asymptomatic dives

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dc.contributor.author Diercks, KJ en_US
dc.contributor.author Eisman, PT en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2006-08-24T22:33:14Z
dc.date.available 2006-08-24T22:33:14Z
dc.date.issued 1977 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Undersea Biomed Res. 1977 Dec;4(4):325-31. en_US
dc.identifier.other Undersea Biomed Res en_US
dc.identifier.uri PMID: 601906 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://archive.rubicon-foundation.org/2776
dc.description Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, Inc. (http://www.uhms.org ) en_US
dc.description.abstract Hematologic alterations after daily exposure to compression/decompression in open water are described. A standard dive to 100 fsw for 25 min was employed. Erythrocytes decreased postdive, reaching an apparent minimun 4 to 6 h after exposure and recovering to normal or supranormal value by 20 h postdive. Measurements of plasma volume after repeated dives showed a significant increase in volume at 4 h postdive. It is speculated that a phenomenon akin to cardiovascular deconditioning, caused by loss of the hydrostatic blood column in the lower extremities during immersion, results in a transitory fluid recruitment that may persist following several daily dives. Pre- and postdive partial thromboplastin times measured after repeated exposures failed to show a consistent response to compression/decompression. *Blood Cell Count *Blood Coagulation *Blood Volume *Diving Erythrocyte Count Hematocrit Hemoglobins/*analysis Human Periodicity 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 human en_US
dc.subject Hematologic en_US
dc.subject Erythrocyte en_US
dc.subject Blood Coagulation en_US
dc.subject.mesh *Blood Cell Count *Blood Coagulation *Blood Volume *Diving Erythrocyte Count Hematocrit Hemoglobins/*analysis Human Periodicity en_US
dc.title Hematologic changes after daily asymptomatic dives 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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