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Cardiovascular risk assessment in divers: Toward safer diving
Rienk Rienks, MD, PhD; Mattijn Buwalda, MD; Jeroen Bucx, MD; Emile Dubois, MD, PhD; Thijs Wingelaar, MD, PhD; Rob van Hulst MD, PhD
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy to treat lingering COVID-19 symptoms
Albert E. Zant, MD; Xavier A. Figueroa, PhD; Christopher P. Paulson, MD, FAAP; James K. Wright, MD, FACS
- To understand the concept of cardiovascular risk assessment in divers.
- To understand the factors that contribute to an increased cardiovascular risk with diving.
- To understand which divers may benefit from a proper treatment of cardiovascular risk factors.
- To understand the constellation of lingering symptoms that occur after COVID-19 infection.
- To explain possible mechanisms of action of hyperbaric oxygen treatment in relieving persistent symptoms in COVID-19 sufferers.
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Date of the activity’s original release – December 13, 2022
Termination date – December 13, 2025
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