Decompression Syndromes: The Bends Topic Guide
Decompression Syndromes: The Bends: The bends, or decompression sickness occur when nitrogen bubbles expand in the bloodstream and tissues when a scuba diver surfaces too fast. Treatment for the bends is done in a recompression chamber.
Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Tips Safe scuba diving and snorkeling tips include protecting marine animals while enjoying the sport, equipment care, and emergency preparedness.
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