Flashcards in Advanced Dive Medicine DDX Deck (11):
TYPE I SX
Pain in joints, Marbleing, Swelling lymphnodes
TYPE II SX
Neuro, Inner Ear (staggers), Cardiopulmonary (Chokes)
Spinal DCS, Pulmonary DCS/O2 tox,POIS, trauma, heart attack, Thoracic squeeze, trauma, anxiety.
Large amount of Deco omitted, Pain gets progressively worse, burning, distress, cough, dypsnea
Spinal cord DCS
Pain radiates causing a girdle like presentation, Dull or lanceing, Type II onset
Pulmonary 02 toxicity
02 greater than .5 ata, elevated PP02, gradual burning, cough, dypsnea
Pain lateral wax/wane on inspiration, Guarding, Static pain chest lack of sound on affected side, neuro to rule out age
Mild to moderate pain under breast bone, Dull tight, Radiate to shoulder or back, increase on inspiration coughing inhale, Rule out age pneumo.
sub sternal pain, acute, fitness/age
history of accident