Find out the three reasons why divers use helium in their breathing gas to increase diving safety. Scuba agencies havie differing policies on training for helium diving.Read MoreWhy Do Divers Use Helium?
A new study on nitrogen narcosis challenges the long held presumption that nitrogen narcosis impairment dissipates immediately on ascent from depth.Read MoreDoes Nitrogen Narcosis Impairment Persist?
An explanation of the Scuba Gas Laws for Diving. Boyle's Law, Henry's Law, Charles Law, Dalton's Law, Oxygen Toxicity & Partial Pressures.Read MoreThe Physics of Diving – Scuba Gas Laws Theory
There are three governing factors which determine how deep can you dive using air. Understanding those factors promotes safe gas selection.Read MoreHow Deep Can You Dive Using Air?
Why do technical decompression divers use nitrox in the shallower part of their dive? Using nitrox and oxygen reduces deco time & DCS risk.Read MoreScuba Q&A: Why Do Decompression Divers Use Nitrox?
Read MoreOxygen Exposure Management for Scuba Divers
OXYGEN EXPOSURE MANAGEMENT by Richard D. Vann Oxygen metabolism is the primary energy source in higher life forms, but when oxygen enters the metabolic process prematurely, reactive oxygen species can form which interfere with normal function and cause convulsions or…
Read MoreHyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)
What is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)? ANDI International Hyperbaric Research Center 74 Woodcleft Ave, Freeport NY 11520 516-546-2026 Article reproduced courtesy of Bruce Konefe Hyperbaric is simply referencing a condition that is above standard atmospheric pressure. Instead of breathing the…