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Case Reports in Emergency Medicine
Volume 2017, Article ID 7203085, 4 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/7203085
Case Report

Severe Decompression Illness: Case Report, Prehospital Recognition, and Regional Transport Considerations

1Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
2Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Emergency Medical Services, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
3ShandsCair Critical Care Transport Program, UF Health, Gainesville, FL, USA
4Florida Hospital/Central Florida Pulmonary Group, Orlando, FL, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to Karl Huesgen; ude.lfu@negseuhlrak

Received 30 June 2017; Accepted 27 August 2017; Published 4 October 2017

Academic Editor: Ching H. Loh

Copyright © 2017 Julie Estrada et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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