recompression chamber


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recompression chamber

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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An Irish Coast Guard spokesman said: "There is one recompression chamber in the Republic of Ireland on an 'as available' basis.
Cowan, based in New South Wales, Australia, is in the design, manufacture, installation and in-service support of transportable recompression chamber systems and other life support equipment for the Australian navy and wider international defence market.
He was put into the recompression chamber for hyperbaric oxygen therapy - and doctors told him he would have died without the rapid treatment.
The woman was taken to the recompression chamber at Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory for treatment.
3) Consideration shall be given to whether the installation is in proximity to a medical recompression chamber. 4) Upon landing, contact your flight surgeon and debrief your symptoms and flight profiles to both the flight surgeon and hyperbaric-chamber personnel.
HMS Hurworth is equipped with the Sea Fox mine countermeasure system, and a diver recompression chamber. They spoke of their Afloat Forward Staging Base (AFSB), Royal Fleet Auxiliary Lyme Bay, as a great asset; and the possible future role for the USS Ponce (LPD 15) deployed in the Arabian Gulf in support of both UK and U.S.
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.