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barotrauma

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Public Health and Epidemiology.

n. damage to the ear, Eustachian tube, or paranasal sinuses caused by changes in ambient pressure, as experienced during air flight or deep-sea diving.

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barotrauma

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Public Health and Epidemiology.

n. damage to the ear, Eustachian tube, or paranasal sinuses caused by changes in ambient pressure, as experienced during air flight or deep-sea diving.

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barotrauma

Maryanne Maltby.

in A Dictionary of Audiology

P ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Audiovestibular Medicine. 229 words.

Physical damage caused to the ear by a difference in pressure between the middle ear and the outer ear that

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barotrauma

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 38 words.

An internal injury caused by sudden rapid change of air pressure as caused by an explosion. It may also be

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barotrauma

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 38 words.

An internal injury caused by sudden rapid change of air pressure as caused by an explosion. It may also be

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barotrauma

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 66 words.

Injury attributable to sudden change in air pressure, e.g., aviators performing aerobatics with rapid changes of altitude, scuba divers rising

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barotrauma

Miquel Porta and John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 66 words.

Injury attributable to sudden change in air pressure; e.g., aviators performing aerobatics with rapid changes of altitude, scuba divers rising

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barotrauma

Maryanne Maltby.

in A Supplementary Dictionary of Audiology

P ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Audiovestibular Medicine. 229 words.

Physical damage caused to the ear by a difference in pressure between the middle ear and the outer ear that

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barotrauma

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 25 words.

n. damage to the ear, *Eustachian tube, or paranasal sinuses caused by changes in ambient pressure, as experienced

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barotrauma

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 49 words.

A tissue injury caused by pressure changes (e.g. during diving or after the discharge of a gun). Any part of the body can be affected, but the eardrum, sinuses, and lungs are particularly...

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barotrauma <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 26 words.

damage to the ear, *Eustachian tube, or paranasal sinuses caused by changes in ambient pressure, as experienced during air flight or deep-sea diving....

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Barotrauma as aetiological cascade of fatal intrapulmonary plastic bronchitis in a post-Fontan child

Maqsood Elahi, Chin-Leng Poh, Hari Ravindranathan and Peter Grant.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

October 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 1694 words.

The role of barotrauma in the exaggeration of plastic bronchitis after Fontan circulation has yet to be examined. We aim to describe a case of a 4-year old post-Fontan circulation girl...

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Vulnerability of larval and juvenile white sturgeon to barotrauma: can they handle the pressure?

Richard S. Brown, Katrina V. Cook, Brett D. Pflugrath, Latricia L. Rozeboom, Rachelle C. Johnson, Jason G. McLellan, Timothy J. Linley, Yong Gao, Lee J. Baumgartner, Frederick E. Dowell, Erin A. Miller and Timothy A. White.

in Conservation Physiology

P ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Ecology and Conservation. 5730 words.

Techniques were developed to determine which life stages of fish are vulnerable to barotrauma from expansion of internal gases during decompression. Eggs, larvae, and juvenile...

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Recuperation and behaviour of Pacific cod after barotrauma

D.G. Nichol and E.A. Chilton.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 6233 words.

A total of 624 Pacific cod was captured, tagged with data-storage tags, and released in the Gulf of Alaska and eastern Bering Sea from 2001 to 2003. Cod were captured with pot or jig gear...

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compression illness

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

An illness that results from an increase in the pressure within gas-containing body spaces (see barotraumas, caisson disease).

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blast

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

The sudden and rapid increase in air pressure caused by an explosion. It is a frequent cause of barotrauma.

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blast

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 20 words.

The sudden and rapid increase in air pressure caused by an explosion. It is a frequent cause of barotrauma

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diving injuries

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 55 words.

The principal occupational injury risk for commercial divers is barotrauma. Recreational divers using compressed air tanks are also at

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bends

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 75 words.

Syn: barotrauma. So named by those exposed to this occupational risk of working for long periods under increased atmospheric

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diving injuries

Miquel Porta and John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 55 words.

The principal occupational injury risk for commercial divers is *barotrauma. Recreational divers using compressed air tanks are also

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Underwater

Chris Johnson, Robert Conway, Lesley F. Thomson, Andy Pitkin and Rose Drew.

in Oxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine

May 2015; p ublished online July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 4716 words.

The underwater environment - Preparations before travel - Diving medicine - Effects of high-pressure gases - Decompression sickness - Barotrauma - Other problems

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