When we first get news of a patient, we start assembling a team. The Chamber requires 4 people to operate it; A supervisor, Operator, Tender and Med Tech/Doctor. We need two certified Chamber Operators for each treatment (the supervisor being one), before starting the procedure. We then start looking for tenders, usually going to our DMTs/MSDTs first.
Dive Related Injuries
A disorder caused by the formation of nitrogen bubbles in the blood and tissues following a sudden drop in the surrounding pressure and characterized by joint pain, skin irritation, cramps, numbness, and, in severe cases, paralysis.
What is the first action a rescuer should take in the event of a scuba diving injury? In addition to alerting emergency medical services, a rescuer should administer 100% oxygen to the victim of a scuba diving accident, regardless of his suspected injury