In this section of the DAN Asia-Pacific website we provide helpful tips and a variety of safety information, including a range of posters that you are welcome to download and display, that should help you become a safer diver.
DAN Doc - Dedicated Diving Medical Issues Website
Visit DAN's dedicated Medical website which addresses a broad range of medical issues. If you have a medical question or concern you are likely to find information on this website.
Matters of the Heart
This important article discusses ageing, wellness and fitness to dive.
Provision of O2 for an Injured Diver in a Hospital or Clinic
The aim of this document is to provide advice and protocols for dealing with an injured scuba diver. It is directed at Medical Centres whose staff may not be trained or knowledgeable in diving medicine.
Divers Can Drown (Poster Download). The poster contains tips to prevent a drowning incident and what to do in an emergency situation.
Planning a Dive Trip?
This article discusses some issues that travelling divers should consider when planning a dive trip.
Venomous Marine Creatures (Poster Download)
Many divers are unaware how to correctly treat a bite or sting from a venomous marine creature, as such DAN AP has produced a new poster that highlights first aid for injuries resulting from a range of venomous marine creatures. The posters are available at no cost (other than postage) from DAN AP. To obtain a copy for your club or dive centre send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
DAN Cardiac Poster (Poster Download)
Did you know that more than 30% of diving deaths are due to heart conditions? This poster highlights how many of these deaths can be prevented.