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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3 Day Pre-Everest Study at Duke

Study of Epigenetic Effects of Subacute Altitude Exposure Open the post and click on link to download the study flyer 27949_DUKEA_Brochure-R1-DL. For additional information or to make a donation click here. The purpose of this study is to assess the effect of a 3 day exposure to a maximum altitude of 3500 meters (11,480 feet), …

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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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