Dive Medical Services Around the World

DAN members should be aware that there are emergency service providers who are more motivated by profit than patient well-being. People who have just experienced a dive accident are vulnerable and may not be thinking as clearly as they otherwise would be. Injured divers are rarely familiar with the local “system” for hyperbaric care and may be susceptible to advice from whoever offers it.

Abaco Cave Diver Evacuation

Just before Christmas, a DAN member who was diving in Abaco, Bahamas, experienced an incident that resulted in decompression illness. When he contacted DAN and tried to access the benefits of his DAN membership and insurance, he did not receive the level of service he should have. Although we are still collecting information about DAN’s response to this incident, we can offer the following additional context to what was previously reported.

Aerial view of Abaco, Bahamas

Pengelolaan Lingkungan untuk Penyelam

Karena kami menjelajahinya, menyaksikannya, dan menjelajahinya, para penyelam memiliki apresiasi yang dalam dan mendalam terhadap lingkungan laut. Namun, seperti yang kita ketahui, lingkungan ini terancam oleh berbagai [...]


Kulit Melengkung dan Terbang Setelah Menyelam

Cutaneous decompression sickness — also known as skin bends — manifests as bruising or mottled skin, typically on the belly, buttocks, breasts, thighs, or upper arms. In some cases, there […]


Ajarkan Penyelam Anda Untuk Bersiap

As a dive pro, you know that divers can get injured even when they do everything right. That’s why it’s important to ensure they’re prepared for anything. On a recent […]


Don’t Deny DCS Symptoms

Dive professionals know that decompression sickness (DCS) is a fact of life. We invest significant time and effort in preventing it. What many divers — and even many dive pros […]


Jadilah Teman Menyelam yang Hebat

Diving is a bit like a team sport: Throughout a dive, it’s important to remain aware of where you buddy is and how they’re doing. But being a great buddy […]


Cara Mengatasi Masalah Telinga

Even with a sound understanding of how pressure affects divers’ ears and practical knowledge of equalization techniques, divers still experience ear problems. Here are a few of the most common and […]


Pahami Telinga untuk Kesehatan yang Optimal

Telinga adalah organ yang kompleks dan luar biasa yang melakukan lebih dari sekadar menangkap suara: Telinga memungkinkan kita untuk berorientasi pada ruang, aktivitas fisik sehari-hari, dan interaksi sosial. Karena pentingnya fungsi ini, [...]