DAN Mission Articles

Preventing Breathing-Gas Contamination

By Brittany Trout


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

Differential assessment of dive fitness in smokers and people with asthma

By Petar Denoble, M.D., D.Sc.
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
Tank Valves and Out-Of-Air Emergencies

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


Cared for in the Turks and Caicos

By Sheila Stroh


Technical Diving

By Karl Shreeves


Step Away from the Computer

By Jessica Adams, Ph.D


Natural Movement

By Jessica B. Adams, Ph.D.


The Nitrogen Saturation Myth

DAN medics and researchers answer your questions about dive medicine
Keep Your Skills Sharp

By Tom Carr


Rescue of an Unconscious Diver

By Gene Hobbs


Legal Liability in Diving

By Maureen Robbs


Just Another Day at the Office

By Meghan K. MacCollum


Mastering Neutral Buoyancy and Trim

By Michael Menduno


Recognition is Essential

By Marty McCafferty, EMT-P, DMT


A Different Kind of Souvenir

By Marty McCafferty, EMT-P, DMT


Why Might Diving Make Exercise Seem Easier?

By DAN Medical Information Staff

DAN medics and researchers answer your questions about dive medicine.
Rapid Ascent, Rapid Response

By Jan Urata


Acclimatization

By Neal W. Pollock, Ph.D.

Understanding the influence of repeated daily diving on decompression stress
Conservative Diving

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

Calculating and mitigating the risk of DCS
Lacerated in Baja

By Krista Holbrook

A spearfishing mishap lands a diver in the clinic.
Public Safety Diving

By Richard Sadler, M.D., FACS


High-Intensity Interval Training

By Jessica B. Adams, Ph.D., and Jaime B. Adams, M.S.

What's all the fuss about?
Tropical Diseases Quiz


Dealing with Downdraft Currents

By the DAN Medical and Research Staff

DAN® medics answer your questions about dive medicine.
More Than Just Bubbles

By Nicholas Bird, M.D., MMM

Are we too concerned about DCS?
Coming to Grips with Symptoms

By Marty McCafferty, EMT-P, DMT


Training Beyond Borders

By Miguel Cachoa


Effects of Diving on the Brain

By Jenna Wiley


Wrecked in Namibia

By Gary P. Fisher


Aquarium Diving

By Sebastian Sprain, EMT-I, DSO


My Aching Back

By Jessica B. Adams, Ph.D.

An exercise-based approach to managing and preventing lower-back pain
Bored With Your Traditional Fitness Routine?

By Jessica B. Adams, Ph.D., and Matthew T. Del Tufo, B.S.

Try kettlebell circuit training.
Now I Know Better

By Cathy Church


Checklists

By Shabbar I. Ranapurwala, MPH

Keys to safer diving?
Diving After Lung Surgery

DAN® medics answer your questions about dive medicine.
Don’t Ignore Your Medical History

By Scott Smith, EMT-P, DMT

Dive injuries aren't always what they seem.

Understanding Oxygen Toxicity

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


Learning to Rebreathe

By Brian Harper

A recreational diver tries closed-circuit
Trust Your Instincts

By Nicole Baker

When unusual symptoms occur after diving, err on the side of caution.

Hazardous Marine Life First Aid Quiz


Tips for Better Oxygen Administration

By Lana Sorrell, EMT, and Nick Bird, M.D., MMM