Accession Number : AD0165111

Title :   Portable Collapsible Recompression Chamber.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Nielsen,Peter A.

Report Date : 28 AUG 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The patent is a portable recompression chamber for emergency treatment of and transportation of divers stricken with the 'bends'. It is in the form of an elongate pressure chamber of circular cross section capable of receiving a patient on a stretcher. It is collapsible into a small space and has an end closure means which is reversible in order to protect the instruments located thereon during storage.

Descriptors :   *Life support, *Decompression sickness, *Patents, Divers, Chambers, Compression, Portable equipment

Subject Categories : Life Support Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE