Divers Alert Network (DAN) has published the latest edition of its Travelers Medical Guide.
About DAN: The world’s most recognized and respected dive safety organization, Divers Alert Network (DAN) has remained committed to the health and well-being of divers for 40 years. The organization’s research, medical services and global-response programs create an extensive network that supports divers with vital services such as injury prevention, educational programs and lifesaving evacuations. Every year, hundreds of thousands of divers around the world look to DAN as their dive safety organization. Join the DAN community or learn more at DAN.org.
Created to help divers, boaters, and adventure travelers recognize and manage various travel-related illnesses and injuries, this digital guide explains common symptoms, illnesses, and treatments in an easy-to-understand manner.
“DAN members are active explorers, and they know that traveling the world requires knowledge and preparation,” said DAN president and CEO Bill Ziefle. “This new edition of the Travelers Medical Guide was designed to help our members stay safe wherever they go.”
A benefit of DAN membership, the guide provides general information as well as targeted advice for specific travel situations. With topics ranging from packing tips to instructions for conducting an on-site neurological examination, the guide is intended to help people prevent, recognize, and manage travel-related illnesses and injuries.
Drawing on DAN’s decades of experience managing emergencies, the Travelers Medical Guide is packed with information of practical interest to divers and travelers. Review it before you depart, and bookmark the most relevant sections for easy access.
A glossary and a list of acronyms and abbreviations appear at the back of the guide for quick reference. Whether you’re planning a trip, expanding your knowledge, or facing a challenging situation in a remote area, DAN’s Travelers Medical Guide can help.