About the Article
Authored by Joseph Dituri, MS, this article treats the contentious topic of in-water recompresison. Dituri writes about his personal experience using in-water recompression as a treatment for decompression illness (DCI).
About the Author
CDR Joseph Dituri enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1985. He has served continuously on active service upon various ships and shore stations where he was involved in saturation diving and ship repair.
In a civilian capacity Joseph is the author of numerous diver-training manuals, a co-author of the book “Tao of Survival Underwater”, a contributing author to the Navy Diving Manual, and has been published in several journals including those produced by the American Society of Naval Engineers and American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. CDR Dituri was also a member of the prestigious Para-commandos SOCOM parachute demonstration team. Now that he is retired from almost 28 years of active service to the United States, he is a governmental consultant for Gallant Aquatic Ventures International and also enjoys writing books, skydiving and has a long-term goal of being a civilian astronaut.
Joe is also the organizer of the upcoming symposium and training event "In-Water Recompression Controversies". Join us in San Diego, CA on April 28-29 for this world-class event. This is a CME credit event. Find more details and register today!
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