Wilderness: Decompression Illness Topic Guide
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 ...
Scuba Diving: Barotrauma and Decompression Sickness Barotrauma and decompression sickness refers to medical problems that occur during diving. These problems include decompression illness (the bends), external ear squeeze, middle ear squeeze, inner ear barotrauma, sinus squeeze, face mask squeeze, suit squeeze, lung squeeze, tooth squeeze, and gastric squeeze (aerogastralgia). Treatment is determined by the type of injury or medical problem.