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Equivalent Air Depth (EAD)

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Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

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The Equivalent Air Depth (EAD) is a calculation for divers using nitrogen-oxygen (NITROX) breathing gas mixtures. It refers to the depth at which the same partial pressure of nitrogen is achieved as when using a regular air breathing mixture. The partial pressure of nitrogen is an important factor for the diver's risk of decompression sickness.

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