Expert Opinions Articles

Diving and Hepatitis C

By Jim Chimiak, M.D.


The Race to Save the Greatest Library on Earth

By Michael Menduno

Explorer and ichthyologist Richard Pyle, Ph.D.
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Diving

By Jim Chimiak, M.D.


Extreme Exposure

By Reilly Fogarty

Richard Moon studies the limits of the human body.
Under Pressure: A Lifetime of Hyperbaric Research

By Reilly Fogarty


Head Injuries and Diving

By Jim Chimiak, M.D.


Asking the Right Questions

By Payal S. Razdan, MPH, EMT

Ingrid Eftedal studies the biological processes that may lead to DCS.
Researcher Profile: David Doolette

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


Marijuana and Diving

By Hillary Viders, Ph.D.


Physical Fitness for Diving

By Neal W. Pollock, Ph.D.


The Future of Dive Medicine

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

How scientific research will enhance diver safety
Children and Diving

By Matías Nochetto, M.D.

What are the real concerns?
The Effect of Experience on Risk

By Peter Buzzacott, Ph.D.


Instituting a Culture of Safety

By Petar Denoble

A systematic approach
CPR

By Scott Smith, EMT-P, DMT


A Culture of Dive Safety

By Petar Denoble


Air, Nitrox and Fatigue

By Matias Nochetto, M.D.

Why might divers report feeling less tired after diving with nitrox?
Tobacco, Marijuana and Asthma

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

Differential assessment of dive fitness in smokers and people with asthma
Tank Valves and Out-Of-Air Emergencies

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


Legal Liability in Diving

By Maureen Robbs


Conservative Diving

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

Calculating and mitigating the risk of DCS
Effects of Diving on the Brain

By Jenna Wiley


Understanding Oxygen Toxicity

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


Dysbaric Osteonecrosis in Recreational Diving

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


Perfluorocarbons

By Brian Harper, W-EMT, DMT, and Petar Denoble, M.D., D.Sc.


Preconditioning and DCI

By Brian Harper, W-EMT, DMT


Are we there yet?

By Petar Denoble

Rebreather technology for recreational divers.



Delay to Recompression

By Petar Denoble


Immersion Pulmonary Edema

By Brian Harper


Hyperbaric Chambers for Dive Injuries

By Nicholas Bird


Could Breath-Hold Diving after Scuba Cause Decompression Sickness?

By Petar Denoble


In-Water Recompression

By Petar Denoble

The debate continues
Oxygen as Definitive Treatment

By Petar Denoble

Can oxygen first aid be considered a definitive treatment for post-dive symptoms?
The Validation of Dive Computer Decompression Safety

By Petar Denoble

How do you determine what's safe and what's not?
PFO and Decompression Illness in Recreational Divers

By Petar DeNoble

Top medical researchers debate the risks of PFO and the treatment.
Deep Stops

By Petar Denoble

Our panel of researchers debates the issue of deep stops and recreational diving.