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Can a Test Identify Divers Who May Be More Susceptible to DCS?

Are some divers prone — or resistant — to gas bubbles after diving?

Decompression sickness (DCS), which may occur in divers after decompression from a dive, is dependent on the combined dose of gas saturation during the dive and the rate and magnitude of decompression. 756 more words

Decompression Sickness

Sandra Camp: Who You Gonna Call? Katie Mahaffey! June 16, 2015

NOAA Teacher at Sea
Sandra Camp
Aboard NOAA Ship Hi’ialakai
June 14 – 24, 2015

Mission: Main Hawaiian Islands Reef Fish Survey
Geographical area of cruise: 1,088 more words

NOAA Teacher At Sea

Do Viagra and other PDE5 Inhibitors Increase the Risk of DCS in Humans?

Phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitors — such as Viagra, Cialis, Levitra, Vivanza, Mvix and Lodenafil — are a class of popular drugs prescribed to treat erectile dysfunction and are often sold on the black market as sexual-function enhancers. 418 more words

Decompression Sickness

Dive Lessons are Life Lessons

I’d like to write a bit of an Op Ed about a situation that Joe and I have found ourselves battling with for the last month or so. 1,075 more words


Bubble Production in Divers Who Have Had DCS

Venous gas embolism (VGE), or bubbles, in divers postdive indicates that their decompression was too fast, their bodies became supersaturated and free gas emerged from solution in tissues. 580 more words

Research Projects


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