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Table 4 Recommended times away from diving

From: Underwater and Hyperbaric Medicine as a Branch of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

DCI type   Minimum time
Simple DCI (limb pain, skin “bend”, lymphatic swelling, headache, fatigue etc.) Uncomplicated recovery 24 hours
  Recurrence/relapse 7 days
  Altered sensation in limbs only 7 days
Neurological DCI Other (audiovestibular, motor, pulmonary etc.) 28 days