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Pulmonary barotrauma in submarine escape training.
  1. C R Broome,
  2. L J Jarvis,
  3. R J Clark
  1. Department of Chest Medicine, Royal Naval Hospital, Haslar, Gosport, Hampshire.


    A 25 year old submariner sustained pulmonary barotrauma during simulated submarine escape. The unusual features of the distribution of pleural and extrapleural air are described and explained.

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