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Spinal Injuries

By Brian Harper; Photos by Stephen Frink

Q1 2011

Spinal injuries need to be treated cautiously and rapidly to avoid additional risk to the spine. Do you know how to handle these injuries? Read our best tips on how to treat spinal injuries.

Triage

By Marty McCafferty and John Lee

Q1 2011

Triage prioritizes the most ill or injured and who would benefit most from the most prompt treatment — without sacrificing the safety of others. Read more of a dive incident that required triage practices.

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Situational Awareness

By Richard Sadler, M.D., FACS

Q1 2011

Situational awareness — the understanding of what is happening around you — can help prevent many dive injuries and accidents. When you mind your surroundings, you increase safety. Get in the zone, and learn more about how to achieve situational awareness.

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