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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"In bringing the distressed diver to the surface, four divers in the group ascended faster than normal and as a result have been taken to a recompression chamber for treatment.
The doctor hustled her into a recompression chamber.
He was taken to a recompression chamber at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle but it was closed for the weekend and he was transferred to another owned by Northumbria Police, temporarily at Sunderland.
I found myself on another flight in the recompression chamber to reverse the effects I had suffered.
Lloyds TSB Insurance has refused to pay out the insurance premium as he is treated in a recompression chamber in an Egyptian hospital in Marsa Alam, at a cost of pounds 2,000 a day in medical bills.
Highly-trained hands of fellow divers secure a deep sea diving helmet on one of their crew as he prepares for a test in the recompression chamber at the School for Deep Sea Divers, Washington, D.C.
Medics raced them to a recompression chamber at Faslane Submarine Base near Helensburgh, normally used for deep sea divers suffering from the bends.
"We scrambled a helicopter because we needed to get him to a recompression chamber as quickly as possible.