Recent NAVSEA CO2 Narcosis Study Photos

Overhead view of the CO2 Narcosis study set up. Photo shows the underwater joystick container, the cycle ergometer and the breathing hoses.

Overhead view of the CO2 Narcosis study set up. Photo shows the underwater joystick container, the cycle ergometer and the breathing hoses.

Co-investigator, Bruce Derrick, MD testing the apparatus prior to a trial run to 200 EAD + CO2.

Co-investigator, Bruce Derrick, MD testing the apparatus prior to a trial run to 200 EAD + CO2.

MATB-II video game screen. The subjects must accurately control the simulator while responding to a series of warning lights a gauges during the different gas and exercise conditions.

MATB-II video game screen. The subjects must accurately control the simulator while responding to a series of warning lights a gauges during the different gas and exercise conditions.

Subject performing a CO2 response curve prior to undergoing the experimental procedure.

Subject performing a CO2 response curve prior to undergoing the experimental procedure.

In-chamber gas switching manafold. All gases are confirmed with mass spectromtery during the study. Arterial to end tidal CO2 is compared during the different exercise and gas conditions.

In-chamber gas switching manafold. All gases are confirmed with mass spectromtery during the study. Arterial to end tidal CO2 is compared during the different exercise and gas conditions.

In-chamber setup for arterial blood gas collection

In-chamber setup for arterial blood gas collection

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