Posts with the tag “dcs-decompressions-sickness”
Toughing It Out Is Dangerous
March 15th, 2023
This story about a diver who pushed past his limits and overexerted himself is a testament to the importance of caution, being aware of your divers, and remembering that DAN is here in case of an emer...
Trouble In Galápgos
December 4th, 2022
There were no significant events on any of the simple, recreational dives. Still, there was a current on the surface, and the diver assumed her shoulder pain was from the exertion required to get back...
June 28th, 2022
Decompression illness, or DCI, is associated with a reduction in the ambient pressure surrounding the body. DCI encompasses two diseases, decompression sickness (DCS) and arterial gas embolism (AGE). ...
UNCERTAINTY AFTER DIVING: Case Report and Recommendations #1.
February 3rd, 2022
Books and articles about DCS usually include an extensive list of signs and symptoms. It is important to remember that none of the signs and symptoms in any such list is exclusive to DCS. ...
Getting Decompression Sickness while Freediving
March 27th, 2020
Over the past few years only a few cases of DCS during freediving have been reported, and they all were associated with repeated deep dives over a short time. Since there is little information, statis...
Dry suits and skin Bends
September 7th, 2018
Cutaneous DCS typically presents as a blotchy, bruise-like rash generally appearing in areas of the body with the most adipose tissue (body fat), such as the abdomen, thighs, buttocks and breasts. The...
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