chapter  4
24 Pages

Pressure Regulation

WithSascha K. Hooker, Andreas Fahlman

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However, they still have to cope with changes in pressure many times per day, and rapidly and repeatedly recruit their alveoli each time they surface. How do they avoid other problems associated with pressure, such as atelectasis, the “bends” or decompression sickness (DCS), high pressure nervous syndrome (HPNS), shallow-water blackout, or N2 narcosis?