Carbon Monoxide

Carbon monoxide poisoning is a rare cause of problems when diving, it does occur when there is contaminated air in recreational diving tanks. CO poisoningis the leading cause of poisoning…

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Entonox Dangers

Warning! ENTONOX NOT to be used in divers suspected of a decompression accident!!Here is a recent correspondence that I feel should be passed on:Question:This topic came up during a discussion…

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Nitrox Diving

Several agencies have begun training recreational divers with oxygen enriched compressed air (EAN). Recreational nitrox diving has in common with traditional compressed air diving the use of nearly all the…

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CO2 Acclimatization

ACCLIMATIZATION YOU DON'T WANT - CARBON DIOXIDEJolie Bookspan, Ph.D.University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PAand(The Rev.) Edward H. Lanphier, M.D.,University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WIIn a US Navy experimental facility, testing for new…

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