Treatment of diving emergencies.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Recognition of condition attributable to the environmental changes experienced by divers will facilitate appropriate treatment. The diagnosis of these conditions rarely requires sophisticated imaging or electrophysiologic testing. Divers who have suspected DCI, in addition to general supportive measures, should be administered fluids and oxygen and transported to a recompression chamber. For diving-related conditions, on-line consultation is available from the Divers Alert Network, Durham, NC (919-684-8111).

Full Text

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Moon, RE

Published Date

  • April 1999

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 15 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 429 - 456

PubMed ID

  • 10331136

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0749-0704

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0749-0704(05)70062-2


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States