optional, single



Inside <medicationbeforedive> all drugs taken before the dive can be listed. For a more detailed description of every drug the <medicine> element is used which may appear as often as necessary inside <medicationbeforedive>.

If <medicationbeforedive> is set, at least one <medicine> element must be given, too.

Parent Elements


Child Elements


See Also

<alcoholbeforedive>, <anysymptoms>, <dive>, <equipmentmalfunction>, <exercisebeforedive>, <exposuretoaltitude>, <informationafterdive>, <medicine> <problems>, <stateofrestbeforedive>, <thermalcomfort>, <workload>


(see also <dive>)

<!-- if <medicationbeforedive> is given at least one <medicine> section must appear -->
    <medicine id="med_paracetamol">
        <!-- not periodically taken -->
        <!-- taken five hours before the dive -->
                Taken five hours before the planned start of the dive because
                a severe headache was coming up...
    <medicine id="med_abc">
        <!-- here description of another drug taken before the dive -->
    <!-- here more descriptions of additional drugs taken can follow -->