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Decompression

"Decompression" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Decompression external to the body, most often the slow lessening of external pressure on the whole body (especially in caisson workers, deep sea divers, and persons who ascend to great heights) to prevent DECOMPRESSION SICKNESS. It includes also sudden accidental decompression, but not surgical (local) decompression or decompression applied through body openings.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Decompression" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Decompression" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 7 publications over 6 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2012
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