DAN Mission Articles

The Perils of Staying Silent

By Dewey Hammond


A Culture of Active Risk Management

By Gareth Lock, M.Sc.


Barotrauma in Bonaire

By Lana Sorrell, EMT, DMT


Anticoagulants and Diving

DAN medics and researchers answer your questions about dive medicine.
The Effect of Experience on Risk

By Peter Buzzacott, Ph.D.


Suspension Training

By Jessica B. Adams, Ph.D.

The world is your gym.
Heart Attack in Madagascar

By Jack Grove, Ph.D


Dark Waters

By Kevin Sites

Police divers descend to new depths for justice.
Remote But Ready

By Danielle Claar


You Better Get That Examined

By Payal Razdan


Lobster Mini Season

DAN medics and researchers answer your questions about dive medicine.
Instituting a Culture of Safety

By Petar Denoble

A systematic approach
Don’t Blame the Dive Operator

By Mike Emmerman


Improve Your Breathing

By Kelli Cuppett


Knocked Down on Bonaire

By Melinda Crow


Without Bubbles

By David P. Reilly and Neal W. Pollock, Ph.D.

A look into rebreather diving
Proactive and Prepared

By Bob Hathaway


May I Bend Your Ear?

By Michael Menduno


Stick to Your Maximum Operating Depth

DAN medics and researchers answer your questions about dive medicine.
CPR

By Scott Smith, EMT-P, DMT


Choosing Safety

By Karl Shreeves


Tabata Training

By Jessica B. Adams, Ph.D.

The four-minute fat torch
Trust the Experts

By Michael L. Weiss

DAN saved my life when a local chamber refused to treat me.
Diving Out of Bounds

By Richie Kohler

Expedition diving
Blue Lagoon Rescue

By Bradley Morrison


Boat Collision and Propeller Safety

By Brittany Trout


Entangled in Kelp

By Brittany Trout


Deep Vein Thrombosis and Diving

DAN medics and researchers answer your questions about dive medicine.
A Culture of Dive Safety

By Petar Denoble


DAN to the Rescue: Out of Antarctica

By Amos Nachoum


Seeing the Reef in a New Light

By Lynn Miner

Fluorescence night diving
Water: Element of Life and Fitness

By Kelli Cuppett


Amos Nachoum's Antarctica Gallery

By Amos Nachoum


Are AEDs Safe in Wet Environments?

DAN medics and researchers answer your questions about dive medicine.
Trust But Verify

By Joe Poe

Ensure your dive shop has properly trained and certified technicians.
Right People in the Right Places

By Bill Powers

Quick-thinking witnesses save an unconscious diver.
Survive Your Dive

By Petty Officer Henry Dunphy and Lieutenant John Downing

A U.S. Coast Guard perspective
Preventing Breathing-Gas Contamination

By Brittany Trout


Air, Nitrox and Fatigue

By Matias Nochetto, M.D.

Why might divers report feeling less tired after diving with nitrox?
A Shark Tale

By Mary Maguire


Not Your Mama’s Cardio

By Jessica Adams, Ph.D.


Don’t Connect the Dots

DAN medics and researchers answer your questions about dive medicine.
Panic and Post-Traumatic Stress

By David F. Colvard, M.D.

A dive accident's psychological aftermath
Tobacco, Marijuana and Asthma

By Petar Denoble, M.D., D.Sc.

Differential assessment of dive fitness in smokers and people with asthma
DCS or Serendipity?

By Allan Jones


Scientific Diving and Safety Program Oversight

By Neal W. Pollock, Ph.D.


Prepare to Get Found

By Jack Connick

Take part in your own rescue before you get lost.
Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction in Diving

By Maureen Robbs


Easy Save

By Ingrid Carlson, M.D.


Unexpected Air Pockets

By Brittany Trout


Ear Equalization with Hoods

DAN medics answer your questions about dive medicine