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Hyperbary – the common roots of treatment of people and exploration of sea depths

Elevated ambient pressure is inseparable from exploration of sea depths.The first attempts to design underwater devices almost immediately followed the construction of vehicles to navigate the sea surface. However, it took decades to design a land-based model of hyperbaric conditions

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Decompression sickness as a threat to divers

Decompression sickness (DCS), also known as divers` disease, the bends or caisson disease, is the biggest threat of diving, including saturation diving. DCS is a condition caused by gas bubbles appearing in the organism resulting from desaturation of bodily fluids

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