decompression chamber


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de·com·pres·sion cham·ber

a chamber for exposing organisms to pressures below that of the atmosphere.

decompression chamber

n.
A compartment in which atmospheric pressure can be gradually raised or lowered, used especially in readjusting divers or underwater workers to normal atmospheric pressure or in treating decompression sickness.
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They were airlifted by helicopter to a decompression chamber in Plymouth, where they were due to be treated by specialist doctors.
Both men died after aroutine dive and as medical conditions are unlikely, experts are investigating the possibility of mechanical failure in the decompression chamber.
In hyperbaric oxygen therapy, patients sit in a decompression chamber and breathe high concentrations of oxygen at high pressure.
Tenders are invited for Fabrication Installation And Commissioning Of Human Decompression Chamber As Per Rfp
YOU reported on an incident where a diver was airlifted to a decompression chamber in Hull.
YOU reported on the incident where a diver was airlifted to a decompression chamber in Hull.
A 27-year old woman from Hungary was admitted on Tuesday to the special decompression chamber at the Famagusta hospital after being diagnosed with the bends.
The “mother vessel,” barge or platform is outfitted with davits for the daughtercraft and support craft as well as support equipment, including the decompression chamber, gas storage and compressors.
They were rescued and taken to a decompression chamber on board the Bibby Topaz, where they were treated by specialist medical teams.
A radio report said that the German diver was rushed onto shore on a stretcher would have been taken to a hospital but was brought instead to a decompression chamber in one of the vessels.
The saturation Divers are pressurised to the required depth in the deck decompression chamber (DDC) on board the Ship, till their bodies are saturated with specially prepared breathing gas.