Posts with the category “alert-diver-winter-editions”

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How to plan for your dive trip
June 11th, 2018
This Smart Guide is a quick and easy reference tool to help you prepare for your dive travel to local and international destinations....  Read More
by DAN Medical Team
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Injuries due to Exposure - Dehydration and other concerns
June 11th, 2018
Dehydration is often suspected when someone feels unwell after having been physically active and sweating profusely in a hot, humid environment....  Read More
by DAN Medical Team
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Injuries due to exposure - Altitude sickness
June 11th, 2018
Traveling to high altitudes exposes travelers to increasingly rarefied air and progressively decreasing amounts of oxygen, resulting in declining levels of oxygen in the blood and thus impaired physic...  Read More
by DAN Medical Team
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Emergency Oxygen units
June 7th, 2018
In a diving emergency, oxygen first aid can save lives (See "First Aid Refresher"), but only if the emergency kit is fully charged and in good operating condition. Proper maintenance is vital, especia...  Read More
by DAN Medical Team
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Know Your Oxygen-Delivery Masks 2
June 7th, 2018
Nonrebreather masks are a first-aid option for distressed injured divers who are unable to activate demand valves....  Read More
by DAN Medical Team
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Know Your Oxygen-Delivery Masks 1
June 7th, 2018
The oronasal mask is the most versatile and effective delivery device in most circumstances. ...  Read More
by DAN Medical Team
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Oxygen Unit Maintenance
June 6th, 2018
Inspecting an emergency oxygen unit is not difficult, but a few specific features need to be checked regularly for both your safety and the functionality of the unit. ...  Read More
by DAN Medical Team

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