The Forensic Investigation of Recreational Diving Fatalities.

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The Forensic Investigation of Recreational Diving Fatalities.

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dc.contributor.author Caruso, JL en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-10T12:30:07Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-10T12:30:07Z
dc.date.issued 2011 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Caruso, JL. The Forensic Investigation of Recreational Diving Fatalities. IN: Vann RD, Lang MA, eds. Recreational Diving Fatalities. Proceedings of the Divers Alert Network 2010 April 8-10 Workshop. Durham, N.C.: Divers Alert Network, 2011. ISBN #978-0-615-54812-8. en_US
dc.identifier.isbn 978-0-615-54812-8 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://archive.rubicon-foundation.org/9310
dc.description Copyright © 2011 by Divers Alert Network, 6 West Colony Place Durham, NC 27705. This book is available for download at no cost as a PDF file from the Divers Alert Network website (http://www.DiversAlertNetwork.org/). Opinions and data presented at the Conference and in these Proceedings are those of the contributors and do not necessarily reflect those of the Divers Alert Network. en_US
dc.description.abstract Diving using scuba, or any type of diving using compressed breathing gas, remains a popular pastime in the United States and worldwide. Present estimates place the number of active recreational divers in the United States at between 2.7 to 3.5 million (Hornsby, Page 165). The number of fatalities involving U.S. citizens performing recreational dives averages 90-100 each year. From a dive safety perspective, these deaths should be thoroughly investigated to determine a trigger, or root cause, for the mishap. Proper data collection and analysis allows identification of the most common triggers and contributing factors associated with fatal diving mishaps. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship US Naval Sea Systems Command; US Office of Naval Research, Divers Alert Network en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Divers Alert Network en_US
dc.subject diving en_US
dc.subject Fatality en_US
dc.subject medical examiner en_US
dc.subject forensic pathologist en_US
dc.subject drowning en_US
dc.subject cardiac en_US
dc.subject physiology en_US
dc.subject trigger en_US
dc.subject root cause en_US
dc.subject data collection en_US
dc.subject contributing factors en_US
dc.subject autopsy en_US
dc.subject postmortem en_US
dc.subject legal en_US
dc.subject Techniques en_US
dc.subject methods en_US
dc.title The Forensic Investigation of Recreational Diving Fatalities. en_US
dc.type Book en_US

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