London Diving Chamber
By London Diving Chamber
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The London Diving Chamber (LDC) phone application is designed as a key resource for scuba divers. It has advice and easy-to-follow instructions for what to do in an emergency, whether a diver is suffering from the bends, has problems equalising; has been stung by a jellyfish or many other common incidents that may be experienced on a scuba diving trip or holiday. If a diver is suffering from decompression illness (the bends) this application will use your current location to work out where your nearest decompression chamber is. There is a practical pre-dive check list that will go through the key points to ensure you are both physically and mentally ready for your dive. The extensive A-Z of diving medicine in this application will answer many of your dive medical questions and if you cannot find what you’re looking for then you can simply send in your query direct to the doctors at London Diving Chamber who will get back to you. In addition, this application has a dive log book facility that enables you to log your dives.
•Dive Incident Planner – easy-to-follow instructions and advice on what to do in a scuba diving emergency or incident.
•Pre-Dive Check List – Are you fit to dive? Go through the head to toe list and check you are both physically and mentally ready for your dive.
•Worldwide Chamber Locator – Need to get to your nearest recompression chamber? This application has a worldwide chamber locator that will help you find your nearest hyperbaric facility using your current location and give you directions on how to get there.
•My Dive Log Book – log your dives and add the information about the dive site and what you saw. Use the built-in location service to capture your GPS co-ordinates or drag and drop a pin to mark the dive site on your personal worldwide dive map.
•Interactive Dive Map - view your dives on an interactive worldwide map.
•A-Z Dive Medicine – This application features a comprehensive list of common diving medical issues that will answer many of dive medicine questions.
•Contact London Diving Chamber – London Diving Chamber is one of the busiest recompression facilities in the UK. The hyperbaric staff and doctors at the unit are highly experienced in all fields of diving and hyperbaric medicine. Contact London Diving Chamber by sending your question via email through your iPhone, or telephone their 24 hour advice line.
What's New in Version 3.0.1
Fixes to the dive data sync process to remove duplication issues.
Great Diving App
What a great app to have with you while preparing for a dive or helping with a dive incident. The list of hyperbaric chambers nearest your current location is enough to make this a worthwhile app. Add to that a step-by-step incident report data collection guide and you have a must have app.
The only downside I have discovered is when searching for a nearby chamber, I need to kill and relaunch the app if I am refreshing the search. If I don't kill the app I am shown locations in the United Kingdom. Sort of far away for us Southern California divers.
- Category: Health & Fitness
- Updated: Nov 04, 2013
- Version: 3.0.1
- Size: 11.1 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: London Diving Chamber Ltd
- © London Diving Chamber Ltd
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.