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  1. Hess, Paul D. MSN, MBA, RN, APRN, BC


The sport of diving is growing more popular, boasting over 10 million divers worldwide. This increased interest suggests that dive-related injuries are more likely to appear at the primary care provider's doorstep. An understanding of dive-related physiology, relevant gas laws, and the mechanism for common dive-related injuries clarifies management of these patients in the primary care setting.