Altitude-induced decompression sickness
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Altitude-induced decompression sickness tiny bubbles, big troubles

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, Office of Aviation Medicine in Oklahoma City, Ok .
Written in English


  • Decompression sickness -- United States.

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Other titlesTiny bubbles, big troubles.
Statementprepared by FAA Civil Aeromedical Institute, Aeromedical Education Division.
SeriesMedical facts for pilots -- AM-400-95/2.
ContributionsCivil Aeromedical Institute. Aeromedical Education Division.
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18136841M

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