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Ten Foot Stop, May 15, 2005

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Table of Contents

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

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
Into The Deep
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"

Diving Medicine Online blogsite