Saturday, April 24, 2004

Nitrogen Narcosis

Also called ´┐ŻNitrogen Euphoria, or Raptures Of The Deep, ´┐Ż effects produced by the gas nitrogen when it is breathed under increased pressure. Nitrogen, a major constituent of air, is quite inert and passes into the fluids and tissues of the body without undergoing chemical change. Even though it is not used to sustain the bodily functions, it, nevertheless, has certain effects upon the tissues when it is present in excess of