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Barotrauma of Ascent
Pulmonary Barotrauma

Tipe ini adalah yang paling serius pada kasus barotrauma ascent, dimana terjadi dikarenakan expansi dari gas yang terjebak didalam paru. Jika penyelam tidak memberikan kesempatan expansinya gas yang terjebak itu keluar, akan menyebabkan berkembangnya perbedaan tekanan antara rongga udara intrapulmonary dan tekanan ambien. 1,066 more words

"Dive As Deep As You Dare" by David Blackmore

“As with many extreme sports, there is a gradual progression to push yourself to the limit. The problem is, you just don’t know where the limit might be until you reach it. 633 more words


An Introduction to Decompression Sickness

As medical director of Concentra Medical Centers in Honolulu, Ronald H. Kienitz, DO, regularly provides care to travelers with recreation-related injuries and illnesses. Dr. Ronald H. 213 more words

Dr. Ronald H. Kienitz

Betsy's Guide to Diving with RA

When I was first diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis I wondered if I’d ever run a 5K again. I haven’t. I tried a 2K a couple of years ago but realized running is torture for my joints. 798 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Use of Transcriptomes to Study Stress and Acclimation in Diving

Biological organisms maintain their functional integrity in varying environmental conditions through the activity of the innate immune system and controlled inflammation. During scuba diving, divers are exposed to greater than usual environmental changes, which challenges the entire body. 516 more words

Decompression Sickness

Bent in Paradise

If you’re a certified Scuba diver, you know this scene too well; floating around beside a beautiful underwater wall abundant with vibrant coral, getting up-close and personal with a timid pygmy seahorse, or holding on and feeling the force of a strong current blasting over your face as you watch sharks and schools of barracuda in a feeding frenzy in the open waters above you. 1,165 more words

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St. Jude Memphis Marathon Training - 8 Weeks to Go

It’s been a couple of weeks and a vacation since the last training update. The last two weeks’ training began normally. Then I vacationed to Central America (Copan Ruinas and Utila, Honduras – check out Jeff’s… 801 more words