Emergency Management

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Beachdiving Stingray Injury

Beach entries can be hazardous from several points of view. Not only is the entry difficult due to water action but there is another danger that is difficult to prevent, particularly if you back into the surf in a proper fashion. That is a stingray injury. It is not too difficult to recognize what has […]

Diving Accident Management

Introduction It is desirable to have a standard approach to the initial management (i.e. first-aid) of an injured diver. Coincidentally, a diver may have a non-diving related illness or injury, but in general, symptoms and signs following a dive are likely to be due to that dive. Rescue An injured diver must be removed from […]
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