The Hyperbaric Center of Cascais has a Physician Accredited by the General-Directorate of the Maritime Authority for the issuance of Certificates of Professional Diving.
Diving requires a specific certification for those who perform it. For this certification it is necessary to perform some medical examinations that are analyzed in a medical appointment. The medical consultation must be performed by a doctor accredited for this purpose, namely with Competence in Hyperbaric and Underwater Medicine, in order to have the ability to issue the Diving Certificate. Our Center has an accredited Doctor, just request the appointment for this purpose and bring with it the exams performed. For your information, in our Center we have available equipment for electrocardiogram and tympanogram.
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is the Gold Standard in the treatment of Decompression Sickness.
In the case of Decompression Sickness, treatment should be carried out as early as possible to allow resolution of the clinical picture minimizing the risk of future sequelae.