monoplace chamber


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monoplace chamber

A hyperbaric chamber that supplies an enriched oxygen environment to a single person (or to a small child with a family member or nurse in attendance). It may be used to treat those suspected of severe carbon monoxide exposure.
See also: chamber
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Monitoring equipment utilized with the monoplace chamber include ECG and noninvasive blood pressure devices, which is modified for use in the hyperbaric environment.
A monoplace chamber using 100-percent oxygen does not have the same DCS risk because there is no nitrogen in the inhaled gas mixture.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA 99) standards states that a monoplace chamber must have the ability to decompress from 3 ATA to 0 ATA within two minutes.