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#1Richard Pougnet (European University)H-Index: 1
#2Laurence Pougnet (European University)H-Index: 2
Last. David Lucas (European University)H-Index: 6
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Background: In France, the monitoring of professional divers is regulated. Several learned societies (French Occupational Medicine Society, French Hyperbaric Medicine Society and French Maritime Medicine Society) have issued follow-up recommendations for professional divers, including medical follow-up. Medical decisions could be temporary unfitness for diving, temporary fitness with monitoring, a restriction of fitness, or permanent unfitness. The aim of study was to point out the causes of unf...
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#1Katarzyna Sikorska (Gdańsk Medical University)H-Index: 8
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#1Eilif Dahl (Haukeland University Hospital)H-Index: 3
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Travelling has been growing in popularity over the last several decades. Eye diseases, e.g. decreased visual acuity, inflammatory or degenerative lesions, chronic diseases or eye trauma, affect all groups of travelers. The main risk factors contributing to the manifestation or exacerbation of common ocular diseases include exposure to dry air (inside the airplane cabin or in air-conditioned hotel rooms), exposure to chlorinated or salty water (swimming/bathing in swimming pools or in the sea), a...
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#1Pierre Lafère (ULB: Université libre de Bruxelles)H-Index: 6
#1Pierre Lafère (ULB: Université libre de Bruxelles)
Last. Costantino Balestra (ULB: Université libre de Bruxelles)H-Index: 18
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Background: Ocean racing has become increasingly demanding, both physically and psychologically. The aim of the study was to assess global changes after a transoceanic race. Materials and methods: Eight male sailors were evaluated pre- and post-race through anthropometric measurements (weight, skinfold, girth at different level and estimated body fat percentage), multifrequency tetrapolar bioelectrical impedance, muscular performance, visual analogic scale for perceived fatigue and Critical Flic...
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#1Eilif Dahl (Haukeland University Hospital)H-Index: 3
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#1Tim Carter (Haukeland University Hospital)H-Index: 5
#2Ann John (Swansea University)H-Index: 17
Last. Stephen E. Roberts (Swansea University)H-Index: 28
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Background: Little has been reported about mortality among crews in passenger shipping. The aim of the study was to determine the detailed causes and circumstances of deaths from unnatural causes among crews employed in United Kingdom (UK) and Bermudan registered passenger shipping, their trends, how they relate to the type of passenger ship and crew rank and to discuss preventative measures. Materials and methods: A longitudinal study from 1976 to 2018, based on reviews of marine accident inves...
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#1Keith S. Boniface (GW: George Washington University)H-Index: 11
#2Neal Sikka (GW: George Washington University)H-Index: 8
Last. Hamid Shokoohi (Harvard University)H-Index: 10
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Cruise ships travel far from shoreside medical care and present a unique austere medical environment. For the cruise ship physician, decisions regarding emergency medical evacuation can be challenging. In the event that a passenger or crew member becomes seriously ill or is injured, the use of point-of-care ultrasound may assist in clarifying the diagnosis and stratifying the risk of a delayed care, and at times expedite an emergent medical evacuation. In this report we present the first case re...
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#1Costas Tsiamis (UoA: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)H-Index: 4
#2Georgia Vrioni (UoA: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)H-Index: 18
Last. Athanassios Tsakris (UoA: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)H-Index: 39
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This study presents a historical example of systematic safety rules violations by professional sponge divers in Greece during the early 20 th century. In light of absolute unaccountability in favour of economic competition and in the absence of state oversight, the profession of sponge diving had developed into a deadly undertaking. The study is based on a report compiled by Professor of Hygiene and Microbiology Konstantinos Savvas, which was addressed to the Ministry of Marine Affairs. Savvas’ ...
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#1Sora YasriH-Index: 2
#2Viroj Wiwanitkit (HMU: Hainan Medical University)H-Index: 1
Last. Wiwanitkit Viroj (HMU: Hainan Medical University)H-Index: 12
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