Post Tagged with: "DAN"

Dive Accident Case Studies: Ear Injuries

Dive Accident Case Studies: Ear Injuries

10 January, 2018 at 5:25 am Comments are Disabled

The scenarios below are based upon real-life diving incidents documented by Divers Alert Network (DAN). Leaking Glove Leads to Ear Barotrauma You’ve likely heard about the dangers of distracted driving, but distracted diving is hazardous too. A dry suit diver with a leaky glove learned this lesson the hard way. […]

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It Happened to Me: Decompression Sickness / The Bends

It Happened to Me: Decompression Sickness / The Bends

11 December, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

  The scenarios below are based on real-life diving incidents documented by Divers Alert Network (DAN). Diver Experiences Leg Issues After Suspected Spinal Cord DCI After surfacing from an 80 foot (24 meter) dive, a diver experienced nausea and pain between her shoulder blades. It was her first dive of […]

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How Good Is Your Emergency Plan?

How Good Is Your Emergency Plan?

25 August, 2015 at 8:51 am Comments are Disabled

How Good Is Your Emergency Plan? – featured from DAN (Divers Alert Network) Few people actually consider that DAN’s emergency on-call staff answers more than 3,500 calls to the DAN® Emergency Hotline each year. Not surprisingly, a considerable number of these calls involve situations that could have been managed with good […]

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Minimize Risks from Jet Lag

Minimize Risks from Jet Lag

10 August, 2015 at 8:07 am Comments are Disabled

Jet Lag, Melatonin and Diving – featured from DAN (Divers Alert Network) Long-distance air travel crossing several time zones in a short time causes jet lag syndrome (also called Rapid Time Zone Change Syndrome) upon arrival, because our circadian rhythm established at our origin is out of sync with the day-night […]

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Simple Tips for Preventing Seasickness (Divers Alert Network)

Simple Tips for Preventing Seasickness (Divers Alert Network)

31 July, 2015 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

Seasickness or Motion Sickness – featured from DAN (Divers Alert Network) Seasickness is a condition individuals may experience when on a moving platform. It involves a general feeling of illness, dizziness, nausea and vomiting. It is also called motion sickness. Passive motions disturb fluid movement within the labyrinth and affects […]

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Improve Dive Skills at Total Submersion- Bonaire

Improve Dive Skills at Total Submersion- Bonaire

1 May, 2015 at 6:00 am Comments are Disabled

What if you could combine your love for warm, clear dive adventures with new friends and simultaneously hone your skills? That’s exactly what happens when you spend a week in Bonaire at PADI Diving Society’s 2015 Total Submersion event. Here are three ways you’ll improve your skills while having the time […]

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