Thursday, July 28, 2005

Scuba Diving Accidents and Hyperbaric News from Google

PADI Gold Palm scuba instructor, tourist diver drown scuba diving ...
CDNN - New Zealand
Mayumi Fukuda, 25, a Japanese scuba diving instructor employed by PADI Gold Palm Pastime ... Volunteer rescue divers found Morita on the day of the accident. ...

Scuba Victim Flown To Marquette General
WLUC-TV - Negaunee,MI,USA
The victim of a scuba diving accident in St. Ignace was flown by Coast Guard helicopter to Marquette General Hospital Wednesday. ...

Bungling diver swims into mouth of shark
Xinhua - China
... Chinese man accidentally swam onto the tooth of a shark whilst scuba-diving in ... by the park, however, it was the first time that such an accident had happened. ...

FSU diving team joins search for missing girl
Tallahassee.com - Tallahassee,FL,USA
A team of scuba-diving scientists from FSU's pioneering Underwater Crime ... already have participated in numerous criminal and accident investigations, including ...

Man dies after dive at Trout Lake Park
London Free Press - London,Ontario,Canada
WOODSTOCK -- A Kitchener man hurt in a diving accident at Trout Lake Park has died, the park's second ... Two scuba divers died at the park during a winter dive. ...

Woman Survives Local Scuba Scare
WZZM - Grand Rapids,MI,USA
A West Michigan native, scuba diving in Lake Michigan over the weekend, had a close ... they were in the process of repairing the pipe when the accident occurred. ...

HBOT To Treat Chronic Conditions
Canada Free Press - Canada
What treatment would you choose, a leg amputation or increased amount of oxygen? ... amputation because of a failure to use hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT). ...

North Las Vegas hospital entering phase two of $9.6 million ...
Las Vegas Sun - Las Vegas,NV,USA
... The hyperbaric chambers are pressurized, enclosed capsules that provide double the oxygen level than a ... an average of one to two hours of treatment in the ...

Cash crisis shuts MS centre
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press - Norfolk,England,UK
... The therapy centre provided hyperbaric oxygen treatment, physiotherapy, counselling, dietary advice and yoga, and was the only one of its type in a radius of ...

He got out just in time.
Times Herald-Record - Middletown,NY,USA
... Thursday night to Westchester, where he could get specialized treatment. ... Without oxygen, you stop breathing. In hyperbaric therapy, the patient is placed in a ...

Travis hospital's hyperbaric chamber helps to quickly cure wounds
Fairfield Daily Republic - Fairfield,CA,USA
... The patients inside are put in masks or hoods to breath 100 percent oxygen. The Air Force originally started using hyperbaric treatment to treat those who ...

Healing Under Pressure
TheHorse.com - Lexington,KY,USA
... wounds, can turn around quickly with oxygen treatment.". ... can get expensive with one treatment session running ... medical schools have hyperbaric facilities, however ...

Saipan lawmakers want scuba divers to pay for decompression ...
CDNN - New Zealand
... A decompression chamber is a machine used to treat a person suffering from what is called decompression sickness -- a disorder that affects deep-sea divers. ...

Diver, 24, identified
Exmouth Journal - UK
... Two other female divers, both from Torbay, were also treated for the effects of decompression sickness after being involved in the tragedy. ...

Diver who resurfaced too quickly at Sandsprit Park is flown to ...
Stuart News (subscription) - Stuart,FL,USA
... Authorities said the diver might have suffered from decompression sickness, also known as "the bends." It occurs when nitrogen bubbles build up in a diver's ...

Man airlifted following diving accident
RTE Interactive - Ireland
A diver has been airlifted from Dublin Bay to hospital in Galway this afternoon after becoming ill with the decompression sickness known as the bends. ...

(Really) Risky Business
Fast Company - USA
... Unless divers spend time in shallower water letting gas bleed out of their system, they will suffer decompression sickness, more commonly known as "the bends ...

Two rescue divers hospitalised in Galway
RTE Interactive - Ireland
... hospital in Galway. Rescue services say the men may be suffering from the decompression sickness known as the bends. They were taken ...

HBOT To Treat Chronic Conditions
Canada Free Press - Canada
... During that time it has saved the lives of many divers stricken by decompression sickness (the bends) when they've surfaced too quickly. ...

Minister warns divers of bends
Fiji Times - Fiji
... Mr Naivalu said decompression sickness was an emerging public health problem in the Northern Division especially in Bua province where many people dove for ...

Travis hospital's hyperbaric chamber helps to quickly cure wounds
Fairfield Daily Republic - Fairfield,CA,USA
... The Air Force originally started using hyperbaric treatment to treat those who suffered from altitude-induced decompression sickness. ...

Patent Foramen Ovale Closure Devices
Journal of American Medical Association (subscription) - Chicago,IL,USA
... 23 PFO closure devices have also been used to prevent decompression sickness in divers and to manage right-to-left shunting in patients with right-sided ...