The DAN guide to dive medical frequently asked questions (FAQs).
Divers Alert Network (DAN), the world's leading organization for dive safety, receives more than 14.000 requests for medical and safety information each year through the DAN Dive Safety & Medical Information Line and via emails. In addition, DAN hosts between 5.000 and 6.000 medical webpage visits to the DAN website each month for medical information related to diving. These DAN benefits continue to grow as a vital part of the recreational scuba community.
Now, in order to better serve all recreational divers, DAN has put together the most commonly asked questions in one compact, portable source. Along with frequently requested articles from Alert Diver, this reference source offers more than 100 informative answers for divers, instructors and non-diving trained physicians to the top dive medical queries DAN receives.
This diverse resource is important to divers and diving, because the education process doesn't stop with a certification card: it is just the beginning. The DAN Guide to Dive Medical Frequently Asked Questions is a wonderful place to start for any diver. This book addresses the questions new divers more detailed information about specific dive-related health and safety information.
For instructors, it is a quick reference for the many medical questions students have during their first open water class. In fact, instructors are encouraged to copy necessary pages to assist local physicians in evaluating divers, particularly physicians unfamiliar with dive medicine.
As always, the DAN Dive Safety & Medical Information Line is available to assist all callers with their questions, as are articles on the DAN website (visit www.DiversAlertNetwork.org) and emails. But when you're not near the computer and outside of normal business hours, we think you'll find this book very useful.
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