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    • Hypercapnia in diving: a review of CO₂ retention in submersed exercise at depth. 

      Dunworth, Sophia A; Natoli, Michael J; Cooter, Mary; Cherry, Anne D; Peacher, Dionne F; Potter, Jennifer F; Wester, Tracy E; ... (9 authors) (Undersea Hyperb Med, 2017-05)
      Carbon dioxide (CO₂) retention, or hypercapnia, is a known risk of diving that can cause mental and physical impairments leading to life-threatening accidents. Often, such accidents occur due to elevated inspired carbon ...
    • Research report: Charcoal type used for hookah smoking influences CO production. 

      Medford, Marlon A; Gasier, Heath G; Hexdall, Eric; Moffat, Andrew D; Freiberger, John J; Moon, Richard E (Undersea & hyperbaric medicine : journal of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, Inc, 2015-07)
      A hookah smoker who was treated for severe carbon monoxide poisoning with hyperbaric oxygen reported using a different type of charcoal prior to hospital admission, i.e., quick-light charcoal. This finding led to a study ...
    • Sildenafil: Possible Prophylaxis against Swimming-induced Pulmonary Edema. 

      Martina, Stefanie D; Freiberger, John J; Peacher, Dionne F; Natoli, Michael J; Schinazi, Eric A; Kernagis, Dawn N; Potter, Jennifer VF; ... (9 authors) (Med Sci Sports Exerc, 2017-09)
      Swimming-induced pulmonary edema (SIPE) occurs during swimming and scuba diving, usually in cold water, in susceptible healthy individuals, especially military recruits and triathletes. We have previously demonstrated that ...
    • The Dewey monitor: Pulse oximetry can independently detect hypoxia in a rebreather diver. 

      Lance, Rachel M; Natoli, Michael J; Dunworth, Sophia AS; Freiberger, John J; Moon, Richard E (Undersea Hyperb Med, 2017-11)
      Rebreather diving has one of the highest fatality rates per man hour of any diving activity in the world. The leading cause of death is hypoxia, typically from equipment or procedural failures. Hypoxia causes very few symptoms ...