Accession Number : AD0778994

Title :   Evaluation of Collapsible Recompression Chamber Manufactured by Dixie Mfg. Co.,

Corporate Author : NAVY EXPERIMENTAL DIVING UNIT WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Parkinson,Thomas ; Brown,Gaines

Report Date : OCT 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 59

Abstract : The Dixie Portable Chamber developed under specification requirement of BUSHIPS Contractor NOBS 77114, was evaluated through a series of laboratory tests of simulated use conditions and subjective tests of modification designed to solve a major limiting problem which cam up during tests. The portable chamber was found to be suitable for its designed use with air supply as a limiting factor. With installation of a demand breathing supply for the patient, the range of use can be significantly extended. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Breathing apparatus, *Medical equipment, *Decompression sickness, Materials, Efficiency, Test methods, Naval research, Diving, Therapy, Respiration, Patients

Subject Categories : Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE