Introduction

Hyperbaric, diving and underwater medicine concerns the medical matters which affect humans exposed to undersea environments, usually while scuba diving or working inside submarine vessels. This usually focuses on the effect of increased pressure and the inhalation of high pressured gases on the body, along with some other marine-related hazards.

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Diving medicine experts are extremely rare due to the specialised nature of their work. They are usually hired as consultants for government or commercial missions involving submarines. They are required to determine a diver’s fitness to dive, and in providing hyperbaric oxygen therapy for divers experiencing decompression sickness or embolisms.

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Relevant Articles Diving Medical Specialists

Limited experts in diving medicine.

Educational and Training Standards for Physicians In Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine

These educational and training standards are the result of some years of international discussion and extensive educational experience both in diving and hyperbaric medicine.

Relevant Cases Pease, Raymond Victor v Malser P/L (t/as Interdive) [1995] VicSC 642

Pupil of a scuba diving class alleged their decompression sickness was due to the negligence of their instructor. Multiple diving medicine experts were called on to produce evidence.

Tsiaousis v High Bentham P/L and Glenelg Scuba Diving Club Inc and Leggatt [2004] SADC 101

A diver with little experience made two panicked ascents, causing lung pressure illness. They subsequently sued both the person that recommended the dive location and the person that was her “buddy” underwater in negligence.

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Profiles of Experts in Medical - Hyperbaric / underwater / diving

Below are short profiles of a few experts with expertise in this field. Please contact our office to discuss your specific requirements and to obtain a recommendation that suits your needs and budget. Expert Experts are experts in finding the right expert for your needs and you pay no more to use Expert Experts than if you searched and found the expert yourself.

  • #ID1919

Tropical, Naval, Aviation and Underwater Medicines

ID1919 is a former Royal Australian Navy Officer who served for almost 30 years as a reservist Medical Officer. They are experienced in range of areas including general medical practice, tropical, naval, aviation, underwater and military medicine.


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