recompression chamber


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3) Consideration shall be given to whether the installation is in proximity to a medical recompression chamber.
HMS Hurworth is equipped with the Sea Fox mine countermeasure system, and a diver recompression chamber.
His friend was rushed to a recompression chamber near Millport, on the isle of Cumbrae, where he was being treated last night.
But before students are allowed anywhere near the unique Submarine Escape Trainer, they are subjected to an extensive medical screening, during which the BESS Submarine Escape Trainer medical team reviews the students' medical history and records, focused physical exam and spirometry (a lung function test), as well as a recompression chamber pressure test.
This requires a stint in a recompression chamber (there is one on the island) but thankfully this was not required.
A SCUBA diver was airlifted to a recompression chamber following an incident at a Staffordshire quarry.
Luckily, there was a recompression chamber nearby and he was able to rectify the situation - but only after spending seven hours in the 10-foot-diameter chamber.
Using surface decompression, the divers spent anywhere from 38 to 51 minutes in the hyperbaric recompression chamber, breathing 100 percent oxygen to reduce the amount of time needed to off-gas the residual nitrogen left in the body.