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Diver Help Information

Sea Diving

Call the Coastguard, DSC or VHF Channel 16/ Dial 999 (24hrs)

Inland Diving ENGLAND, N. IRELAND, WALES

Call the Royal Navy Doctor 07831 151523 (24hrs)

Scotland

Call Aberdeen Royal Infirmary 01224 681818 (24hrs)

Do Not Delay in seeking professional medical advice, if you have any concerns do not wait to call!

Basic DCI FIRST AID

  • Lie casualty down
  • Give 100% oxygen (by tight fitting mask)
  • Give non-alcoholic fluids (aim for 1 litre)
  • Keep casualty at a comfortable temperature
  • Keep under observation until evacuated (take notes)
  • Reassure patient and Buddy/ Buddies

DCI Common Symptoms

JOINT PAIN, NUMBNESS, ALTERED SENSATIONS, WEAKNESS, TINGLING IN EXTREMITIES, NAUSEA, LOSS OF BALANCE, SKIN RASH, VISUAL DISTURBANCE, UNDUE FATIGUE.

 

 

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