Accession Number : AD0773946

Title :   Decompression Schedules for Use in Behavioral Studies with Laboratory Rats.

Descriptive Note : Medical research progress rept. no. 5,

Corporate Author : NAVAL MEDICAL RESEARCH INST BETHESDA MD

Personal Author(s) : Thomas,J. R. ; Conda,K. J. ; Armstrong,F. W. , Jr. ; Woolley,J. M. ; Walsh,J. M.

Report Date : OCT 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : Air and helium decompression schedules for use with laboratory research animals are presented. Animals repeatedly exposed to three schedules have been relatively free from barotrauma and decompression problems. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Decompression sickness, *Hyperbaric conditions, Diving, Rats, Laboratory animals, Helium, Air, Experimental data, Stress(Physiology)

Subject Categories : Stress Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE