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[[File:Mask Squeeze.jpg|thumb|Mild barotrauma to a diver caused by mask squeeze]]
 
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Revision as of 22:23, 2 March 2020

Background

  • Occurs when air is not added to facemask during scuba diving descent

Barotrauma Types

Clinical Features

Mild barotrauma to a diver caused by mask squeeze

Differential Diagnosis

Diving Emergencies

Workup

  • Clinical diagnosis

Management

  • Dependant on presentation, generally supportive care

Disposition

See Also

External Links

References