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Duke Dive Medicine's Recent Activity

  1. Duke Dive Medicine replied to the thread Weird Narcosis Experience?.

    Alternobaric vertigo can happen when one ear equalizes before the other. It doesn't need to get to the level of barotrauma to cause...

    Jan 16, 2020 at 11:37 AM
  2. Duke Dive Medicine replied to the thread Weird Narcosis Experience?.

    Strictly speculation, but my first thought was contaminated gas. Caloric vertigo is another possibility, the author did describe water...

    Jan 16, 2020 at 8:14 AM
  3. Duke Dive Medicine replied to the thread Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment for non-diving related sudden hearing loss.

    I only know that about BCBS of NC because that's the state I work in. I've dealt with them quite a bit.

    Jan 15, 2020 at 9:00 PM
  4. Duke Dive Medicine liked couv's post in the thread Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment for non-diving related sudden hearing loss.

    Well done on finding that @Duke Dive Medicine Can you work your magic on Tricare for Life? I'm not in need, but one never knows. :-)

    Jan 15, 2020 at 8:58 PM
  5. Duke Dive Medicine replied to the thread Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment for non-diving related sudden hearing loss.

    Believe it or not, they are amenable to reason. Blue Cross reimbursement criteria also vary from state to state. BCBS of North...

    Jan 15, 2020 at 10:50 AM
  6. Duke Dive Medicine liked tursiops's post in the thread Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment for non-diving related sudden hearing loss.

    LOL. Right. Your money is safe, I'm afraid.

    Jan 15, 2020 at 10:45 AM
  7. Duke Dive Medicine replied to the thread Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment for non-diving related sudden hearing loss.

    :cheers: I'll buy you all of these that you want if you can get that done.

    Jan 15, 2020 at 8:57 AM
  8. Duke Dive Medicine liked tursiops's post in the thread Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment for non-diving related sudden hearing loss.

    They need to tell Medicare and Blue Cross it is approved.

    Jan 15, 2020 at 8:56 AM
  9. Duke Dive Medicine replied to the thread Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment for non-diving related sudden hearing loss.

    One of the indications for hyperbaric oxygen therapy that the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society has approved is idiopathic sudden...

    Jan 15, 2020 at 8:24 AM
  10. Duke Dive Medicine replied to the thread The scars caused by surgery whether it will affect the career of a technical diver.

    I don't have much to add to what @rsingler said above. Best regards, DDM

    Jan 14, 2020 at 2:26 PM
  11. Duke Dive Medicine liked rsingler's post in the thread The scars caused by surgery whether it will affect the career of a technical diver.

    Your question is a valid one. From a theoretical standpoint, some scarred areas, internal or external, have altered blood supply...

    Jan 14, 2020 at 2:26 PM