Author Archives: cumbriahyperbaric

Side Effects and Contraindications

So we’ve been a little quiet lately on the writing front. This is due to an upcoming move. After 10 years in one place, it’s time for a change. Accordingly, rather than writing broken biscuits from a distracted mind, I left it out for a bit. Today however, I found this one I had worked on before. I’ve been asked

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Carbon Dioxide Management in Confined Atmospheres

CO2 Scrubbers Following Last week’s excerpt from the training and ops manual on carbon dioxide, we round that off with an excerpt from the chapter covering support and allied equipment. Specifically, CO2 scrubbers, or sinks as they are also known. Gas management is the name of the game in all things diving and hyperbaric. Operators and supervisors must have a

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Carbon Dioxide and the Hyperbaric Environment

Rather an unusual topic for a blog dealing with hyperbaric oxygen therapy, but one of fairly significant importance when it comes to diving breathing gas and hyperbaric chamber internal atmospheres. Divers and supervisors work with gas physics daily and of all the gasses, CO2 is among a few of the most important ones to have a solid understanding of. Divers

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Physics, John Dalton and The Cumbrian Connection

Having now come to almost the end of the seasonal commitments in the community, it seemed time to pop up with a final post or two before we shut down for the holiday season. While we continue to fundraise, or otherwise source a chamber for use in the community, know that much behind the scenes work is continuing. Today, an

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Ketogenic Diet and HBOT – A Synergistic Effect

As we get into the final push for the community pantomime and Christmas preparations to close out the year, (and thanks to Border ITV for the coverage by the way and highlighting the community work we all do at the the theatre), short snippets are becoming the December favourite to pass on quick short and interesting bits of information and

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The Who Behind The What -Website Information Update

It recently occured to me that at the end of the day, when all else is set aside, its me that is directly asking the you, the community, to get behind a fairly big project with fairly big financial requirements for fairly big results and benefit. Potentially one you’ve never heard of before. Accordingly, and while I was listening a

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