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Hyperbaric chamber in a hospital. View through the airlock of a hyperbaric chamber with a doctor preparing a patient for treatment. Hyperbaric chambers are capable of holding patients for long periods in a high pressure environment. In hospitals they are used for recompression treatment of SCUBA divers suffering from decompression sickness, and also in hyperbaric therapy to treat certain conditions such as carbon monoxide poisoning and embolisms.
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