Accession Number : AD0468278

Title :   SOME EFFECTS OF DIFFERENTIAL PRESSURES APPLIED TO THE HEAD AND BODY OF RATS.

Descriptive Note : Research rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL SCHOOL OF AVIATION MEDICINE PENSACOLA FL

Personal Author(s) : Closg, Perry

Report Date : 29 JAN 1959

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : This report deals primarily with the time of survival and the major pathology produced when different pressures are applied to the head than to the body of male albino rats. Greater and lesser pressures upon the head relative to the body and both slow and 'explosive' applications of pressure are considered. (Author)

Descriptors :   *EXPLOSIVE DECOMPRESSION, TOLERANCES(PHYSIOLOGY), SURVIVAL(PERSONNEL), PRESSURE, PRESSURE BREATHING, RESPIRATORY SYSTEM, PATHOLOGY, HEMORRHAGE, CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM, MUSCLES, RATS, TEST METHODS, STRESS(PHYSIOLOGY), HEAD(ANATOMY), HUMAN BODY.

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE