Scuba Diving Medical Matters

The latest medical issues from around Scuba Diving including features from Divers Alert Network

DAN To Highlight Diver Safety In June


In celebration of Dive Safety Month, the Divers Alert Network this week announced plans to highlight the importance of dive safety, training and education during the month of June: “DAN’s wealth of important safety information will be delivered to recreational and professional divers using a multi-pronged, social media and online campaign designed to engage and […]

Dr Neal Pollock To Head DAN’s Hyperbaric Medicine Course

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Renowned diving and environmental physiologist Dr Neal Pollock will be heading up the Divers Alert Network‘s 5th Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine Course in May. The six-day course — designed primarily for physicians — will be held at Little Cayman Beach Resort in Little Cayman from May 3rd to May 10th, 2014. It also may be of value […]

Former DAN Researcher To Receive Prestigious NOGI Science Award

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Dr. Richard Vann has been selected by the Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences for induction into the academy’s 2014 Fellow Program, otherwise known as the “NOGI” Science Award. The NOGI is the oldest and most prestigious in the diving industry, having been “been awarded on an annual basis since 1960 to a select group […]

DAN Featuring 20 Free Online Seminars

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Divers Alert Network is featuring 20 of its most popular seminars available online for free for divers to use to enhance their dive safety education, the organization announced recently. Presented by leading dive safety medical and research experts, these safety seminars cover important topics including ear injuries, decompression illness, dive accident management, medications and diving, […]