DIMS Study
It is well recognised that disasters rarely occur due to an isolated incident, but rather due to a sequence of problems that snowball and finally overwhelm the "defences" in place.....
5 Latest Medical Articles

Fish Spine Injury - A personal account.

Tales from the South Pacific - Diving Medicine in Vanuatu

Technical Diving - How safe is it?

Marine Toxins - Ciguatoxin and Shellfish toxins

Nasty Cnidaria

Although I primarily work as an anaesthetist, for the last few years I have also been working as a physician in diving and hyperbaric medicine at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, South Australia. Whilst in Vanuatu I will be acting as a medical consultant to the Pt Vila Hyperbaric chamber run by Hyperbaric Health Services, under the control of the paramedics from Promedical Vanuatu.  I am also continuing my work with the Cave and Technical Diving arm of the Diving Incident Monitoring Study (DIMS).

Further info about the DIMS, as well as some small articles I have written about common diving medical issues can be found in this section...

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