Dive Computers

The Dive Computer, an Essential Item You Should Own

The recreational dive computer has allowed divers to extend their diving as well as giving a better means to prevent DCI. The development and publishing of the recreational dive tables was one of the first steps that increased the safety of divers. These tables were a modification of the tables that the U.S. Navy had developed for their divers. For the recreational diver, the Navy tables had some fundamental even fatal flaws. Navy divers normally worked at one depth, they [...]

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Decompression Illness

Knowledge is your Best Protection hey say that for every Ying there is a Yang, For every good there is a bad. For scuba diving the bad is Decompression illness, or DCI. To quote the Diver Alert Network (DAN), the largest organization focused on dive medicine, “DCI encompasses two diseases, decompression sickness (DCS) and arterial gas embolism (AGE). DCS is thought to result from bubbles growing in tissue and causing local damage. While AGE results from bubbles entering the lung circulation, [...]

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Decompression illness

Decompression Illness – Knowledge is your Best Protection

They say that for every Ying there is a Yang, For every good there is a bad. For scuba diving the bad is Decompression illness, or DCI. To quote the Diver Alert Network (DAN), the largest organization focused on dive medicine, “DCI encompasses two diseases, decompression sickness (DCS) and arterial gas embolism (AGE). DCS is thought to result from bubbles growing in tissue and causing local damage. While AGE results from bubbles entering the lung circulation, traveling through the arteries [...]

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