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Birmingham Dive Show 2015

Twice a year the diving world prepares and executes the biggest dive shows in the UK; this past weekend (24/25th October) marked one such occasion as it was the 25th annual DIVE show at the NEC in Birmingham. 169 more words

Abyssal Zone

Dr Dawn Kernagis Inducted Into 2016 Women Divers Hall Of Fame

On 8th March this year – International Women’s Day – I posted the following about Dr Dawn Kernagis on my Facebook page.

Bright bunny, great diver. 218 more words

Diving News

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

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