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Symptoms of AGE
Extreme fatigue
Difficulty in thinking
Vertigo
Nausea and/or Vomitting
Hearing abnormalities
Bloody sputum
Loss of control of bodily functions
Tremors
Loss of coordination
Numbness
Treating A.G.E
Initial compression to 60 fsw, if symptoms are improved within the first 02 period continue using TT6.
If symptoms are unchanged or worsen assess the patient upon descent to a depth of relief not to exceed
165 fsw.
What is the treatment depth for initial compression for AGE
60 ft if syptoms are not obtained in first O2 breathing period then asses diver and decend to relife of syptoms not to exceed 165fsw
What are the characteristics of type 1 decompression sickness
joint pain or pain only syptoms and syptoms involving the skin
What are the guidelines for resuscitation of a pulseless diver.
Start immediate CPR and use of an AED is of higher priorty then recompression. ACLS is used if trained personnel are available. AED and ACLS cannot be done at depth. drug and CPR are allowed.
What are the most common places for joint pain from DCS
shoulder,elbow,wrist,hand,knee and ankle
What are the 12 cranial nerves.
olfactory, optic, oculomotor, trigeminal, facial, acoustic, glossopharyangeal, vagus, spinal accessory, hypoglossal
What are the sections of a nuerological exam.
coordination, strength, cranial nerves, mental status, reflexes
what are the symptoms of CNS O2 toxicity.
VENTID-C vision, ears, nausea, tingleing, irritability, dizziness, convulsions
what should be done when a patient has an CNS O2 convulsion as 1st hit or is on his second CNS Sx?
for tt 5,6,6a remove the mask, once Sx subside decompress 10fsw 1fsw/min for a convulsion travel when patient is relaxed and breathing normal, resume O2 at the shallower depth at point of interruption.
what TT's are you most prone to see a pulmonary O2 hit
4,7,8
What are the ata's for a diver to become susceptable to CNS 02 toxicity
1.3 wet
2.4 dry
What should be done if a Patient has his/her first CNS O2 hit not a convulsion.
Remove mask, allow to breath chamber air for 15 min once Sx subside resume O2 at point of interruption.
What are the symptoms of pulmonary O2 toxicity
CBS C=cough,severe
B= breathing, shortness of breath
S= Substanital Chest pain