Sunday, January 22, 2006

Free Full Text Articles in the Diving Medical Literature

Have you ever been interested in a subject, really needing more information and finding that all you can get is an abstract. Sure, the full article might be available through a library for significant money or through the Journal if you are a subscriber. Who, for goodness sake, has the need to subscribe to numerous journals or the cash to pay for articles in order to research a subject.

Well, here is my contribution to the problem that many of us face when trying to keep up with medicine. Listed below, in no particular order, are some free full text articles that you might find interesting and might just want to bookmark.

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Aerobic exercise before diving reduces venous gas bubble formation in
humans -- Dujic et al. 555 (3): 637 -- The Journal of Physiology Online
http://snipurl.com/ltq1

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J Appl Physiol 93: 1349-1356, 2002.
Ascent rate, age, maximal oxygen uptake, adiposity, and circulating venous bubbles after diving
http://snipurl.com/ltq3

See also on our web site:
Exercise and DCS
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British Thoracic Society guidelines on respiratory aspects of fitness
for diving -- 58 (1): 3 -- Thorax
http://snipurl.com/ltqw

See also on our web site:
Pulmonary Problems Associated with Diving
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Cardiovascular problems in divers -- WILMSHURST 80 (6): 537 -- Heart
http://snipurl.com/ltrc

See also on our web site:
Heart Problems and Diving
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Exercise-induced intrapulmonary arteriovenous shunting in healthy humans
-- Eldridge et al. 97 (3): 797 -- Journal of Applied Physiology
http://snipurl.com/ltq5

See also article in NEJM about shunting.
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Bleomycin and scuba diving
http://snipurl.com/ltqo

See more about bleomycin and diving on our website.
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Hemoptysis Provoked by Voluntary Diaphragmatic Contractions in
Breath-Hold Divers -- Kiyan et al. 120 (6): 2098 -- Chest
http://snipurl.com/ltqz

More about this on our web site here.
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Neurologic Complications of Scuba Diving - June 1, 2001 - American
Family Physician
http://snipurl.com/ltr3

See more on our web site here.
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Recreational scuba diving, patent foramen ovale and their associated risks
http://snipurl.com/ltq2

More about PFO on our web site.
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Should computed chest tomography be recommended in the medical
certification of professional divers? A report of three cases with
pulmonary air cysts -- Toklu et al. 60 (8): 606 -- Occupational and
Environmental Medicine
http://snipurl.com/ltqs

More about Chest CT scans and pulmonary barotrauma on our web site.
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Computed tomography of the chest in diving-related pulmonary barotrauma
-- Reuter et al. 70 (833): 440 -- The British Journal of Radiology
http://snipurl.com/ltsl

More here.
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Diving and the risk of barotrauma -- Russi 53 (Supplement 2): 20 -- Thorax
http://thorax.bmjjournals.com/cgi/reprint/53/suppl_2/S20

More about the risk of barotrauma on our web site.
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Pulmonary barotrauma and related events in divers -- Raymond 107 (6):
1648 -- Chest
http://www.chestjournal.org/cgi/reprint/107/6/1648

More about pulmonary barotrauma on our web site.
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Pulmonary barotrauma in divers: can prospective pulmonary function
testing identify those at risk? -- Bove 112 (3): 576 -- Chest
http://www.chestjournal.org/cgi/reprint/112/3/576

More about pulmonary function testing and pulmonary barotrauma.
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Risk Factors for Pulmonary Barotrauma in Divers
http://www.chestjournal.org/cgi/reprint/112/3/654

More about the risk of barotrauma on our web site.
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