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Studying Deep reefs and Deep divers
June 17th, 2020
While remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and submersibles can be used at these depths, they have some shortcomings. Manned submersibles and support ships can cost more than $50,000 a day. The limited m...  Read More
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Asking the Right Questions
June 17th, 2020
Dive safety has improved with the development of better equipment, procedures, education and awareness, but much remains to be learned about divers’ risk of decompression sickness (DCS)...  Read More
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Lung squeeze under cold diving conditions
June 17th, 2020
Immersion Pulmonary Edema (IPE) is a multifactorial condition, largely a net effect of increased central blood volume, pressures within the chest and, for compressed-gas divers, increased breathing r...  Read More
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Stay Positive Through the Pandemic
June 17th, 2020
With many countries around the world currently under some form of lockdown, or travel restrictions, most people have had to put both their livelihoods and hobbies on the backburner. Depending on where...  Read More
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Diving with a Purpose in National Marine Sanctuaries
June 15th, 2020
We desire to test our strength and expand our horizons. Many divers find their horizon along 100 miles of ancient coral reefs in the Florida Keys, a once-desolate island chain spreading southwest from...  Read More
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COVID-19: Updated First Aid Training Recommendations From DAN
June 9th, 2020
As restrictions are relaxed in different locales and to varying degrees, abide by the following when resuming hands-on instruction:1) First and foremost, follow local protocols for social distancing a...  Read More
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Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Diving
June 3rd, 2020
CREDITS: Text Jim Chimiak, M.D. | Photo: Stephen FrinkAttention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), formerly known as attention-deficit disorder (ADD), is a neuro-behavioral disorder that can invol...  Read More
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Travel Smarter: PRE-TRIP VACCINATIONS
June 2nd, 2020
Protecting yourself from disease involves not only staying in good shape, getting enough sleep, maintaining adequate nutrition and hydration and practising proper hygiene but also ensuring you are up ...  Read More
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Diving After COVID 19: What Divers Need to Know
May 29th, 2020
Watch the doctors from DAN Medical Services discuss what divers need to know about diving after COVID-19.......  Read More
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New Health Declaration Form Sample Addressing C-19 Issues
May 25th, 2020
Before undertaking any diving activity, from try dives to dive courses and programmes, dive excursions or explorations, all divers will be asked by the diving centre to fill in some documents.One of t...  Read More
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Preparing to Dive in the New Normal
May 15th, 2020
Watch as the DAN America Director of Hyperbaric and Underwater Safety, Francois Burman, and Risk Mitigation Coordinator, Chloe Strauss, go live to answer some of our most frequently asked questions ab...  Read More
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Caissons, Compressed-Air work and Deep Tunnelling
May 14th, 2020
During construction, the working spaces, or caissons, are pressurised with compressed air to keep out groundwater, and laborers (known as sandhogs) pass though pressure locks into and out of the caiss...  Read More
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