hyperbaric chamber


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hyperbaric chamber

[¦hī·pər¦bar·ik ′chām·bər]
(engineering)
A specially equipped pressure vessel used in medicine and physiological research to administer oxygen at elevated pressures.
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Vincent Hospital reportedly spent about $120,000 for its two hyperbaric chambers.
A nursing home that purchased one hyperbaric chamber could own it for an out-of-pocket monthly expense of $1,546.
The tests were performed in one of the treatment compartments of a three compartment, multiplace hyperbaric chamber (Fink Engineering, Melbourne, Australia).
The increased tissue oxygen concentrations achieved in the hyperbaric chamber have been shown to promote healing of refractory leg ulcers and other wounds.
Dive--A term given to the period of time when the hyperbaric chamber is slowly pressurized with air
With insurance companies refusing to pay for what they termed experimental treatments, the hospital reported losing up to $250,000 just before halting use of the hyperbaric chamber in 1983.
Considered the world's first 40” portable mild hyperbaric chamber, the Grand Dive from Summit to Sea, sets the standards for superior performance and mechanical efficiency within the industry.
Hyperbaric chamber information can be found at: http://www.
Christensen took up scuba diving he began pushing for the hospital to install a hyperbaric chamber because of the benefits he saw for divers.
Except that the hyperbaric chamber is 33 inches in diameter and 6-feet-2 inches in length.
The defender has spent hours in a hyperbaric chamber in a bid to overcome the injury and has resumed light training and Hegarty admits he will get every chance to prove his fitness.
Ponting has spent several sessions in a hyperbaric chamber after being thumped on the elbow by Calypso firebrand Kemar Roach in Perth.