The purpose of the society is:

  • to promote and facilitate the study of all aspects of underwater and hyperbaric medicine;
  • to provide information on underwater and hyperbaric medicine;
  • to promote communication between members and to publish a journal;
  • to convene members annually at a scientific conference and to hold meetings and other activities to inform, and to develop fellowship and friendship amongst members.


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Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine

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MEDLINE, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch®) and Embase/Scopus and complies with the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) Recommendation for the Conduct, Report, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals. Articles from 2017 are deposited in PubMed Central.

Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine Journal
Department of Anaesthesiology
University of Auckland
Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142
New Zealand


E-ISSN 2209-1491
ABN 29 299 823 713