Monday, June 13, 2005

Ten Foot Stop Newsletter, June 15, 2005

Table of Contents

Note from Scubadoc
Menstruation and DCS
TAPVR risks and diving

Hyperbaric Oxygenation
Delineating an appropriate and fair reimbursement rate for hyperbaric treatment.
UHMS Associates/BNA ASM pre-course
Medical Director Position available
Hyperbaric treatment of cerebral air embolism in an infant with cyanotic congenital heart disease.
Letter from Robert Sands re 'airbag chambers'

Mailbox Potpourri
Treatment for Sea Urchin Spines
Lawler Promoted to Director of Marketing at DAN
McTaggart Named DAN Marketing Services Manager
Sea Plane Flying after Diving

Scuba Clinic Questions
Should I be diving?
Contribution of Carbonated Beverages to DCI
Possible skin bend
Hypothesis on what is triggering my heart irregularities. +
Shoulder Impingement - Should I Dive?
1st dive ear trouble / bummed
Right ear blockage
? re relationship (incl time lag) : atr fib/flutter & di
Full face mask
Diving after Metatarsal surgery ?

Questions of the Week
CADISIL and Diving?
Equalizing, sea sickness, low back pain - Good advice form Dr. Quigley
Laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery, diving?
Red Tide and Diving?

Interesting Links
Dive Site Net
World Cave Database
Environmental Problems in Karst Lands
Elasmodiver
Fishes-Gulf of Maine
Monk Seals
Whale Shark ID Project
Association of Underwater Explorers
Shark Diver
Basking Shark Project
Pacific Shark Researh Center
ReefQuest Centre for Shark Research
Aliens of the Deep
NOAA-Office of Protected Resources
X-Ray Magazine
LIKE A FISH – REVOLUTIONARY UNDERWATER BREATHING SYSTEM
The effect of endoscopic sinus surgery on symptoms of eustachian tube dysfunction.
pulmonaryfunctiontesting.pdf
Patent foramen ovale in scuba divers. A report of two cases and a brief review of the literature.
Jumbo hyberbaric chamber to open in Seattle
Quality of Breathing Gases
Find Articles
EXERCISE-INDUCED INTRAPULMONARY SHUNTING OF VENOUS GAS EMBOLI DOES NOT OCCUR AFTER OPEN SEA DIVING.
Exercise ending 30 min pre-dive has no effect on bubble formation in the rat.
Evidence for increasing patency of the foramen ovale in divers.
Delayed treatment of bubble related illness in diving--review of standard protocol.
Consensus factors used by experts in the diagnosis of decompression illness.
Bubble incidence after staged decompression from 50 or 60 msw: effect of adding deep stops.
BSAC Lowers Minimum Diving Age for Branches
Red Tide Shuts Shellfish areas in New England
Dozens of Rescuers Cannot Save Man Stuck in a Culvert
Curbs, Not Ban, Imposed on Black Coral Harvest

Links to Meetings, Courses and Conferences
International Conference on Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine
DAN Offers New Training Program in Providing Oxygen
DAN and UHMS Sponsor Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine Course
2nd Heidelberg Symposium on Diving Medicine

Humor
Diving Medicine Online blogsite