DSWS

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jackson_b39
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DSWS
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2011-09-28 20:46:37
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  1. WHAT IS VITAL CAPACITY?
    • THE VOLUME OF AIR THAT CAN BE EXPELLED FROM THE LUNGS AFTER A FULL INSPIRATION
    • AVERAGE 4-5 LITERS
  2. HOW CAN DCS BE PREVENTED?
    • DIVER SELECTION
    • PROPER DIVE PLANNING
    • PROPER TABLE/ SCHEDULE FOLLOWED
    • IF DIVER IS COLD OR FATIGUED, USE NEXTLONGER OR DEEPER DECOM. SCHEDULE THAN THE ONE YOU WOULD NORMALLY SELECT
  3. WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF AN EXTERNAL EAR SQUEEZE?
    • WAX IMPACTED
    • TIGHT WETSUIT HOOD
    • EAR INFECTION
  4. WHAT IS THE TREATMENT OF A MIDDLE EAR SQUEEZE?
    • NOTIFY BUDDY
    • STOP TRAVEL/ ASCEND OR DESCEND A FEW FEET
    • ATTEMPT TO CLEAR **DO NOT CLEAR ON ASCENT**
    • ABORT DIVE IF NEEDED
    • MED EVAL
  5. HOW CAN A MIDDLE EAR SQUEEZE BE PREVENTED?
    • DO NOT DIVE WITH COLD
    • PROPER TRAINING OF DIVERS
    • STAY AHEAD OF PRESSURE
  6. WHAT ARE THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF A MIDDLE EAR SQUEEZE?
    • FULLNESS OR PAIN IN EAR
    • BLOODY DISCHARGE FROM ORAL/ NASAL CAVITY
    • MILD HEARING LOSS

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