Posts with the tag “decompression-illness”
DCS and Denial
May 30th, 2022
DCS is often unpredictable, but regardless of the dive profile, a diver who has symptoms after diving should be evaluated by a doctor. If you ever suspect DCS, trust your instincts and don’t delay — ...
UNCERTAINTY AFTER DIVING: Case Report and Recommendations #3
February 3rd, 2022
Diagnosing DCS is generally a process of ruling out other causes. It is imperative that we not discount the possibility of nondiving-related injuries or illnesses just because someone was diving. Howe...
Taravana: Fact or Falacy?
May 30th, 2018
The condition, known as “taravana” amongst pearl divers of the Tuamotus (a chain of islands and atolls in French Polynesia), has increasingly become accepted as a unique form of DCI ...
THE STORY OF A RASH AFTER A DIVE
May 23rd, 2018
Skin problems in diving can have various causes, including decompression illness. In this article, we look at the different forms of skin bends and what to do when you think you might be affected....
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