multiplace chamber


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multiplace chamber

A hyberbaric chamber that supplies an enriched oxygen environment to several patients who have suffered severe carbon monoxide exposure. All the patients wear their own masks and have their own oxygen supply within the chamber.
See also: chamber
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In the case of multiplace chambers you will need to know information such as; minimum ventilation exchange rate and maximum oxygen percentage allowable inside the chamber, use of a BIBS device, overboard dump and vacuum relief device.
Hyperbaric oxygen can be administered in a monoplace chamber, which holds a single person, or in larger multiplace chambers, sort of walk-in iron lungs, capable of treating six or eight people.
Obviosuly, a monoplace chamber makes treating critical patients more challenging than in larger, multiplace chambers. The most obvious difference is access to the patient.