Decompression Sickness Type II

“Decompression sickness type II” means a decompression sickness that is characterized by one or more of the following symptoms, namely,

  1. neurological manifestations related to the central nervous system,
  2. interference with the respiratory or cardiovascular system,
  3. otologic disorders, and
  4. any symptoms not referred to in the definition “decompression sickness type I” (maladie de la décompression de type II).

Source: Canada Oil and Gas Diving Regulations, SOR/88-600, February 2013. Regulations

Source: Nova Scotia Offshore Area Petroleum Diving Regulations, SOR/95-189, Canada, current to May 31, 2012. Regulations

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