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: Decompression Illness Decompression illness can develop during scuba diving and occurs in the following conditions: When gas bubbles become entrapped in the body as a result of rapid ascent After inadequate exhalation ...
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