Scuba Hollywood Myths and Mysteries Quiz

Question 1 of 12
Read the scene and determine which statement below is true.

In "Beneath the 12-Mile Reef" a sponge diver experiences a malfunction of the exhaust valve in his hardhat causing the diver's suit to overinflate. He experienced an uncontrolled ascent to the surface and the only treatment available was to pack him in ice. This treatment was unsuccessful, and he died.

A. Old misguided DCS treatment methods included packing in ice or sand.

B. Hardhat suits could not overinflate.

C. DCS did not exist back then.

D. Packing in ice is a viable treatment for DCS.