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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The ultimate goal of practicing diving medicine is to protect the health of divers both during and after the dive.
(214) Carl Edmonds et al, Diving Medicine for Scuba Divers (2012) <www.divingmedicinc.info/CV2012.pdf>.
The training and technical assistance included underwater searching and navigation, ERW reacquisition, diving medicine and casualty evacuation.