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Extended dive times at depth
June 13th, 2019
Using enriched air Nitrox (EAN) as a decompression gas starting on the deco stops will add oxygen to your decompression phase and speed up nitrogen elimination...  Read More
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Crohn's disease and Diving
June 13th, 2019
Crohn's disease is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It causes inflammation of your digestive tract, which can lead to abdominal pain, severe diarrhea, fatigue, weight loss and malnutrition...  Read More
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Sinus membrane lift
June 13th, 2019
I recently had a sinus membrane lift with an underlying bone graft in my upper jaw to allow placement of a dental implant. Will I have any short- or long-term restrictions on diving?Surgeons have not ...  Read More
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Guidelines for Flying after diving
June 13th, 2019
As more divers fly with symptoms than develop symptoms during or after flight, flying with symptoms may be a greater health problem than symptoms that occur during or after flight. This is an educatio...  Read More
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Professional Liability: Not just for Pros
June 12th, 2019
DAN® has developed a dive-industry-specific Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (HIRA) program that focuses on practical assessment of risks and provision of information and resources to reduce ...  Read More
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Performance under pressure
June 12th, 2019
For decades divers have found ways to mitigate the effects of pressure on the body without understanding them, but new research helps to explain human performance in challenging environments and provi...  Read More
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Freediving Safety
June 12th, 2019
Freediving instructors will encourage you to push yourself and perform outside of your comfort levels, but you should never feel pressured into doing something you do not want to do....  Read More
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Emergency Underwater Oxygen Recompression
May 27th, 2019
Emergency underwater oxygen decompression is a procedure for remote areas only as is to be used in extreme cases where there is no decompression chamber available and only if divers are appropriately...  Read More
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Red Tide and shellfish poisoning
May 25th, 2019
Red tide is a colloquial term for a specific phenomenon known as harmful algal bloom. Occasionally, large concentrations of aquatic microorganisms naturally bloom in coastal areas. The rapid accumulat...  Read More
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How Divers Can Help with coral conservation
May 25th, 2019
BY GENA PARSONSDivers should stay informed about where stony coral tissue loss disease is present, use proper diving techniques and decontaminate dive gear between dives as well as before and after ea...  Read More
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DCS Ahead
May 25th, 2019
CASE STUDY: DAN WAS THERE FOR MEBy Tom ChronisterRisk of decompression sickness is different for every diver and cannot be fully predicted by decompression algorithms. Diagnosis is similarly varied, a...  Read More
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Aural Hygiene
May 25th, 2019
People are aware of their ears in many ways. Some people perceive the wax in their ears as a hygiene issue and overzealously clean it out This can cause problems of it own. Taking care of your ears be...  Read More
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