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What are the Sx of hypoxia?
Inability to perform delicate or skill-requiring tasks
Lack of concentration
Lack of muscle control
Loss of judgement
Loss of consciousness
Weakness
Euphoria
Agitation
Drowsiness
What are the Sx of hypercapnia?
Shortness of breath, sensation of difficult breathing or suffocation (dyspnea)
Increased breathing rate
Inability to concentrate
Confusion or feeling of euphoria
Convulsions
Headache
Increased sweating
Loss of consciousness
Drowsiness
What are the Sx of drowning/near drowning?
Unconsciousness
Pulmonary edema
Increased respiratory rate
What are the Sx of carbon monoxide poisoning?
Headache
Confusion
Dizziness
Vomiting
Tightness across the forehead
Nausea
What are the prerequisites for a squeeze?
Gas filled space
Rigid walls
Ambient pressure change
Vascular penetration
Enclosed space
What are the Sx of A.G.E?
Unconsciousness
Paralysis
Numbness
Weakness
Extreme fatigue
Large areas of abnormal sensations (paresthesias)
Difficulty in thinking
Vertigo
Convulsions
Vision abnormalities
Loss of coordination
Nausea / vomiting
Hearing abnormalities
Sensation similar to that of a blow to the chest on ascent
Bloody sputum
Dizziness
Personality changes
Loss of control of bodily functions
Tremors
What are the Sx of mediastinal and subcutaneous emphysema?
Mild/moderate chest pain under the breastbone, often described as dull ache or feeling of tightness. The pain may radiate to the shoulder or back and may increase upon deep inspiration, coughing, or swallowing
Fullness of the neck
Difficulty swallowing
Voice change
Swelling of the neck
Skin near windpipe may produce cracking/crunching sound (crepitation)
What are th Sx of pneumothorax?
Sudden sharp chest pain
Shortness of breathe
Labored breathing
Rapid heart rate
Weak pulse
Anxiety
What are the Sx of nitrogen narcosis?
Loss of judgement or skill
A false feeling of well being
Lack of concern for job or safety
Apparent stupidity
Inappropriate laughter
Tingling and vague numbness of the lips, gums, and legs