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Carbon Monoxide Toxicity

Carbon Monoxide Toxicity Advice


Carbon Monoxide Poisoning is not a regular ailment suffered by divers but is usually caused by scuba diving with contaminated air inside the tank.

Carbon Monoxide Toxicity in diving can happen when there is incomplete combustion of hydrocarbons from the compressor and also from smoking cigarettes.

It can cause permanent brain damage and may be fatal if not quickly detected and corrected.

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Causes

Contaminated air due to;

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Symptoms

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Treatments

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Special Considerations

It is possible to have Carbon Monoxide Toxicity without any obvious signs or symptoms.

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