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** COVID-19: EUBS-ECHM Position Statement on diving activities

As the COVID-19 pandemic impacts not only the general healthcare system but also ambulance and first aid providers, there is a general agreement that risk-taking activities and sports should take this situation into account. EUBS and ECHM now issue an official Position Statement on the advisability of (recreational and professional) diving activities and …

** COVID-19: ECHM Position Statement on HBOT

In response to the current and ongoing COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic, the European Committee for Hyperbaric Medicine (ECHM) has issued guidelines and recommendations for hyperbaric centres. The hyperbaric treatment environment creates unique challenges and risks, that need to be considered and evaluated, besides the general recommendations issued by local, national and …

** Next issue of DHM in the mail !

  The December 2019 issue of DHM has been published, and is accessible to all EUBS members. For instructions on how to access the Journal, please see here. Those EUBS members that have selected a membership with Print Service will receive a properly printed paper copy in their mailbox within the next 2 …

** Fiona Sharp R.I.P.

It is with great sadness that the EUBS ExCom – and all of her friends in our society – pay tribute to Dr Fiona Sharp, who died on October 17 during a rebreather dive off the coast of Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean. Fiona was our Australian ‘anchor’, her joyful, witty, loud, crazy …

** GDPR compliance – EUBS Privacy Policy

The Data Protection Directive (officially Directive 95/46/EC on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data) is a European Union directive adopted in 1995 which regulates the processing of personal data within the European Union. It is an important component of EU privacy and human rights …

** Open Letter to American Diabetes Association

The American Diabetes Association has made clear their intention on releasing a Professional Practice Committee statement, recommeding against the use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy in diabetic wounds. “The PPC reviewed the available data on the use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy in 2016 and did not identify enough supporting data on …

MEMBERS AREA SECTION

The “Members Area” section of the EUBS Website provides you with the following benefits: access to your own membership data and membership status access to the current issues of DHM possibility to renew your membership with a few mouse-clicks browsing the EUBS Membership Directory (who is who, and how to contact …

PHYPODE “The Science of Diving” also as e-book !

The PHYPODE book “The Science of Diving” is available for purchase online as an updated e-book on Amazon (use this link to access directly the e-book “Diving Deeper into SCUBA…science”), or as hardcopy book (Amazon through this link, or www.morebooks.de through this link). Apart from being a must-read overview of recent diving medicine …