Accession Number : ADD012622

Title :   Light-Weight Oxygen Delivery Hood Assembly for Hyperbaric Chamber.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Koegel,Ewald ; Sheffield,Paul J

Report Date : 04 Nov 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : This patent discloses a light-weight hyperbaric oxygen therapy hood assembly comprising a neckdam and hood having a gas inlet and outlet. The neckdam comprises a diaphragm which can be varied from an open to a closed condition for sealing of the neckdam around the neck of the patient, the diaphragm being concentric to the hood and neckdam. An inflatable bladder is providable at the back of the hood. A check valve is affixable to the gas outlet of the hood.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *OXYGEN EQUIPMENT, *HOODS, *HYPERBARIC CHAMBERS, *HYPERBARIC MEDICINE, BLADDERS, GASES, INLETS, NECK(ANATOMY), PATIENTS, CHECK VALVES, THERAPY, DIAPHRAGMS(MECHANICS), BREATHING APPARATUS, INFLATABLE STRUCTURES, LIGHTWEIGHT

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Life Support Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE