Deadly diving? Physiological and behavioural management of decompression stress in diving mammals
Open Access Peer Reviewed Publication
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
Decompression sickness (DCS; ‘the bends’) is a disease associated with gas uptake at pressure. The basic pathology and cause are relatively well known to human divers....
Keywords: Decompression sickness, Diving physiology, Embolism, Gas bubbles, Marine mammals