Participate in an Immersion Pulmonary Edema Research Study?

YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN A RESEARCH STUDY DURING A TRIATHLON HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED SYMPTOMS OF SWIMMING-INDUCED PULMONARY EDEMA (SIPE)? Have you become short of breath, coughed up pink sputum or been taken to a hospital for treatment of pulmonary edema during or after a triathlon? Doctors at the Duke University Center for …

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For Emergency Telephone Consultation or Hyperbaric Treatment

Call the Duke  operator (919-684-8111) to page the hyperbaric physician on call at Duke. Available 24 hours per day 7 days per week

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Participate in the NAVSEA CO2 Narcosis Study

Fly an Aviation Simulator to Test for Narcosis: in the US Navy’s Hypercapnia: Cognitive Effects and Monitoring Statement of the Problem To better define the human physiology of CO2 elimination at depth in order to avoid CO2 narcosis and cognitive impairment, this series of experiments will: 1) test and quantify the interaction between the CO2 …

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Diving and Carbon Dioxide By Eric Hexdall, RN, CHRN

Diving and Carbon Dioxide By Eric Hexdall, RN, CHRN Clinical Director, Duke Dive Medicine     A healthy 44-year-old female with 21 logged dives prepares for a guided drift dive to a depth of 95 feet/29 meters.  She doesn’t exercise regularly and so is feeling a little apprehensive about diving in a current.  As she …

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