Physical Effects of Compressed Air, & of the Causes of Pathological Symptoms Produced on Man: By Increased Atmospheric Pressure Employed for the Sinking of Piers, in the Construction of the Illinois & St. Louis Bridge Over the Mississippi River at St. Louis, Missouri
R. & T.A. Ehnis, 1871 - 135 pages
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80 per minute able to go air-chambers April atmospheric pressure Barometer 29 beef tea bladder caisson carbonic acid caused chambers CHAPTER commenced complained of violent compressed air condensed atmosphere covered with profuse cubic inches dura mater duration east pier ebulition entering the air-lock equalize the pressure exhaustion Face livid feet felt ﬁlling ﬁrst ﬂoating hospital go home hour after coming hour’s hours longer hours rest immediately after coming increased atmospheric pressure inﬂuence Ireland last watch legs medium stature minutes after coming months nativity normal atmosphere notwithstanding o’clock A.M. open air ounces oxygen paraplegia parapsis paresis pathological symptoms patient post mortem examinations Pressure 40 pounds profuse perspiration pulse 80 quantity recovered remain respiration second watch shaft similar six hours slept sojourn square inch suﬁicient taken sick temperature Thermometer third watch treatment followed treatment was followed twelve hours urine violent epigastric pain waste Weather clear Weather cloudy West pier