Divers Alert Network has published the latest edition of its Travelers Medical Guide. 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.
âDAN members are active explorers, and they know that traveling the world requires knowledge and preparation,â said DAN president and CEO Bill Ziefle. âThis new edition of the Travelers Medical Guide was designed to help our members stay safe wherever they go.â 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.Â
Drawing on DANâs 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 youâre planning a trip, expanding your knowledge, or facing a challenging situation in a remote area, DANâs Travelers Medical Guide can help.Â