Accession Number:

ADP011083

Title:

Role of a Clinical Hyperbaric Chamber in Support of Research and Military Hyperbaric Operations

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

INSTITUTE OF NAVAL MEDICINE (DERA) ALVERSTOKE (UNITED KINGDOM)

Report Date:

2001-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

The DERA Hyperbaric Systems Group is the DERA focus for the research and project support program for diving escape and rescue from submarines and for provision of hyperbaric oxygen therapy. The Institute of Naval Medicine is responsible for training military Diving Medical Officers to support MOD Diving operations submarine escape and rescue operations and Special Forces operations. Jointly they operate the Sir James Watt Hyperbaric Medicine Unit based at the Royal Hospital Haslar.

Subject Categories:

  • Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies
  • Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE