ABC of oxygen: diving and oxygenBMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7173.1640p (Published 12 December 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1640
An editorial error occurred in this article by Peter Wilmshurst(10 October, p 996-9). The table on decompression illness (p 997) was incorrectly interpreted. It should have appeared as below. In addition, on p 998 the legend to the diagram of the oxygen rebreather should state that nitrogen accumulation [not carbon dioxide] is a problem. The picture at the bottom of the page is of a professional surface supplied diver.