Posted by AADIVER on January 14, 2001 at 15:39:43:
In Reply to: Why is nitrox called geezer gas? NT posted by mattschechter on January 14, 2001 at 15:18:59:
According to DAN, as we age we become more susceptable to DCS, so reducing the partial presssure/content of nitrogen gives us "geezers" a safety edge, but only if we breathe EANx as though it was 21%.
BTW, what is the origin/derivation of the word "geezer"? Anyone?
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