Incident Insights

Trust But Verify

Ensure your dive shop has properly trained and certified technicians.
Read Story

Panic and Post-Traumatic Stress

A dive accident's psychological aftermath
Read Story

Go Easy on the Ears

A seemingly mild injury can lead to serious symptoms.
Read Story

Don’t Ignore Your Medical History

Dive injuries aren't always what they seem.
Read Story

Diagnosis Before Treatment

Proper care of injured divers means ruling out all possibilities.
Read Story

You’ll Be OK

Reassuring an anxious diver may not always be the right approach.
Read Story

Skin Bends

Recognizing the signs of cutaneous DCS
Read Story

Time and Recovery

Injured divers should be treated promptly, but delays don't always mean bad outcomes.
Read Story

Altitude Illness in the Andes

Divers aren't the only explorers who experience pressure-related problems.
Read Story

Lessons in Gas Management

Running out of breathing gas is the most significant trigger in diver deaths.
Read Story

Triage

Making critical decisions to prioritize care
Read Story

Don’t Be Fooled

Relief from symptoms doesn't always mean a cure.
Read Story

Don’t Assume

Self-diagnosis can lead to delays in the medical care you need.
Read Story

In Denial

Small, easy-to-ignore symptoms are often the first signs of decompression sickness.
Read Story

Full Treatment

Emergency oxygen is only the first step to treating suspected cases of decompression illness.
Read Story

Quick Comeback

A lost weight belt and a rapid ascent lead to a case of AGE.
Read Story