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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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Your Dive Computer: Tips and tricks - PART 2
May 25th, 2019
Dive computers are wonderful at carrying out programmed mathematical computations, but they are blind to the many insights you may have before, during and between your dives. For example, your dive co...  Read More
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Diving with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
May 25th, 2019
The location of your dive directly correlates to the amount and severity of risks you are taking if anything goes wrong....  Read More
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Diving after Kidney Donation
May 25th, 2019
The concern with diving after donating a kidney is the same as with any abdominal surgery: You must allow a sufficient amount of time for healing not only the external surgical site but also the abdom...  Read More
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