diving medicine


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diving medicine

The study, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and injuries that occur underwater, esp. in SCUBA diving, submarines, or diving chambers, where the body is exposed to unusually high pressures.
Synonym: undersea medicine
See also: medicine
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He is a Certified Medical Fitness Diving Examiner, a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA) Diving Medicine Physician, and both an instructor and referral physician for Divers Alert Network.
in occupational health, diving medicine, or aviation medicine).
A spokeswoman for Swansea University's medical school said: "Field trips and training apart, over the last 18 months the WMS has organised talks on altitude medicine, diving medicine and medical practice abroad, with speakers coming fromas far away as Nepal.