Saturday, May 28, 2005

Ten Foot Stop Newsletter, May 31, 2005

All previous newsletters can be seen at http://scuba-doc.com/archives.html

Table of Contents

Note from Scubadoc
'Diving Medicine Online' is actually a virtual textbook of diving medicine

Hyperbaric Oxygenation
"National Polytechnic College of Engineering and Oceaneering (NPCEO) is pleased to announce the offering of an Associate of Science degree in Hyperbaric Medical Technology.

Mailbox Potpourri
New contact sources for the UHMS
Revised program for the upcoming UHMS meeting
Research into dive related injuries and diver safety
Dr. looking for a physician job placement
Position for lead Certified HBO Technician/Safety Officer
DAN Names Brittny Davis DAN “Road Warrior”
DAN and SEASPACE To Present An Evening of Entertainment
NABS Founder Receives the DAN/Rolex Diver of the Year Award

Scuba Clinic Questions
Full face mask
Menstrual Cycle Question
Skin Bends??
Diving 19 yrs after cardiothoracic surgery
DCS or head cold/Allergy?
1st dive ear trouble / bummed
Asymmetric hearing loss
Swimming Induced Pulmonary Edema?
Underwater Vertigo
Boat safety and scuba diving
Dry Dives
Pneunmothorax question


Questions of the Week
Oral Surgery
LASIK Eye Surgery
Aching muscle in upper arm
Hydrocephalus

Interesting Links
Obesity-Related Airway Alteration May Explain Asthma Risk
Middle ear pressure after changes in steady state.
Bends Cure Could Aid Cancer Women
IMMARBE Releases Marine Casualty Report on Wave Dancer Accident
Malarone Tablets May Cause Anaphylaxis
Phototoxicity of Lime Oils [For those who like a lime wedge with their beer]

Links to Meetings, Courses and Conferences


Humor
Diving Medicine Online blogsite

Friday, May 13, 2005

Ten Foot Stop, May 15, 2005

*All previous Ten Foot Stop Newsletters can be seen at http://scuba-doc.com/archives.html

Table of Contents

Note from Scubadoc
Comments about UHMS Journal
Comment about Alert Diver
Request to participate in Scuba Clinic
Request for donations

Poetry
dr. snakebelly

Hyperbaric Oxygenation
Interesting links with full texts

Mailbox Potpourri
A RESEARCH STUDY ON "The Effect of Increased Oxygen on Brain Function in Children with Cerebral Palsy"
DAN and UHMS Sponsor Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine Course

Scuba Clinic Questions
Diving after pregnancy with Toxemia Complications
Nitrogen Narcosis/Drinking
Am I bent?
Boat safety and scuba diving
What To Do? (ENT Problem in the UK)
post accident first aid for ear injuries..?!
Evidence based support for adjunctive treatment of DCS
What kind of barotrauma is this?
sea urchins !?
question on pfo
Wisdom tooth extraction
Hiatal Hernia
Cold-induced asthma?
Double lung transplant?

Questions of the Week
Diving with asthma
Kidney transplant question
Diving after TAH, CRT
Acute vertigo breathing nitrox

Interesting Links
ECOCEAN
FISHER Deep-Sea LAB
Into The Deep
NAVOCEANO-Bioluminescence
Discovery Channel piece - diving for drugs.
Running is What the Doctor Ordered, article about Fred Bove in the Philadelphia Daily News
Experimental evidence against middle ear oxygen absorption.
Adjunctive treatment of decompression illness with a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (tenoxicam) reduces compression requirement.
Adjunctive Therapy for Decompression Illness (DCI): Summary of UHMS Guidelines, Dec. 2002
High-altitude decompression illness: case report and discussion
Data From NMT Medical's MIST PFO/Migraine Study To Be Presented at European Cardiology Conference
Air embolism as a cause of the systemic inflammatory response syndrome: a case report

Links to Meetings, Courses and Conferences
UHMS Medical Assessment for Fitness to Dive Courses
UHMS Gulf Coast Chapter, 2005 Annual Meeting, September 29 - October 1, 2005
EUBS Meeting 2005 Annual Meeting
"Diabetes and Diving: Guidelines for the Future"

Humor
Diving Medicine Online blogsite