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Hospital trains for Oriskany diving injuries





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Posted by on February 28, 2006 at 19:57:20:

The soon-to-be-sunk aircraft carrier Oriskany is expected to become a prime divers' playground, but local hospitals and emergency officials are bracing for dive injuries.

Baptist Hospital will be the only local facility with a hyperbaric chamber to treat civilian dive injuries. The chamber at Pensacola Naval Air Station is for military divers.




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