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The Four R's of Managing a DCI Injury

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Note: The following article, attached in the PDF at bottom, explains the four basic steps one needs to do in handling decompression illness (DCI) injuries - 1) Recognize symptoms; 2) Respond with oxygen; 3) Relay with EMS and DAN; and 4) Recompress early. It is taken from the January / February 1996 issue of Alert Diver.

For more information on the Oxygen First Aid for Scuba Diving course DAN offers that is mentioned within the article, email DAN here.

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