Decompression sickness (DCS)
December 19, 2017
Breathing gas
December 19, 2017

Decompression illness (DCI)

A broad term encompassing both decompression sickness (DCS) and arterial gas embolism (AGE). DCI refers to any disease caused by a reduction in ambient pressure. The signs and symptoms of DCS and AGE can be similar, and recompression is involved in the treatment for both.

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