illness

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illness

noun affliction, ailing, ailment, complaint, disability, disease, disorder, infirmity, malady, sickness
Associated concepts: mental illness, terminal illness, Unemployment Compensation, Workers' Compensation Law
See also: disability, disease, disorder, prostration
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This decompression sickness, which is also known as "the bends", can cause long-term health problems.
Symptoms affecting the brain that sometimes accompany decompression sickness include slowed thought processes, confusion, unresponsiveness and permanent memory loss.
3] Brain injuries caused by decompression sickness and arterial gas emboli began being treated by HBOT using Navy Treatment Table six.
Among the most popular draws was the chance to see the hospital's dive chamber - which is used to treat divers who suffer life-threatening decompression sickness.
Successful resolution of decompression sickness decreases the longer one waits for therapy.
The treatment is used to tackle decompression sickness in divers, and to help injured elite footballers heal more quickly.
Greek Ministry of Merchant Marine spokeswoman, Aspa Papadopoulou, said Mr Spencer was found "unconscious with decompression sickness symptoms".
Croix get serious decompression sickness," Olsen said.
The man complained of tingling in his left arm, which is a symptom of decompression sickness, so the decision was made to take him to hospital by helicopter.
Scuba diving is not safe, as the foetus is not protected against decompression sickness and gas embolism.
A visit to a dive doctor revealed she had type II decompression sickness (DCS).
But of more interest to the physician will be: "Decompression Illness" that covers the classification of decompression sickness, signs and symptoms, cerebral arterial gas embolism, first aid, predisposing factors, flying after diving, referral, and recompression therapy.