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Thailand cave rescue full face mask tested

Discussion in 'Technical Diving Specialties' started by Dr Simon Mitchell, Jun 29, 2020.

  1. Dr Simon Mitchell

    Dr Simon Mitchell ScubaBoard Supporter Staff Member ScubaBoard Supporter


    Part of the success of the Thailand cave rescue may have been down to the positive pressure function of the full face mask employed. We have just published a paper describing testing of this function and describing the anaesthesia and airway management of the children. I have linked to a site where it can be downloaded from a thread in the Diving Medicine section. The implications of this extraordinary rescue for management of unconscious divers are discussed in the paper.

    Simon M
    Ayisha, wstorms, nadwidny and 7 others like this.
  2. flyboy08

    flyboy08 ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: NYC
    I’ve yet to open it and I’m lost....thanks for posting going to be an interesting read.
  3. skippy311

    skippy311 ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: I just don't log dives
    Location: Korea
    Thanks! Interesting reading.

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