Category Archives: Gas Science

A story about a little fish – HBOT… Not just for the peoples

I trust this finds everyone safe and well during the lockdown and extended period of various isolation and distancing in which we now find ourselves. Good news from around the word is that HBOT is fast gaining momentum as a preferred treatment for COVID-19 with no fewer than a dozen ongoing trials and reported success from around the world of

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COVID-19 – Safety & General Information Package for Oxygen Handlers

Unprecedented times call for unprecedented measures. I imagine over the coming weeks and month’s oxygen administration may well be handled by many who may never have done so before. This might well be in the home or elsewhere. There is much to consider when handling oxygen and it seems prudent to share what information I can. Unfortunately, we ourselves do

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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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Diving Physics, The Training & Operations Manual, FIFO Services and … Pantomime?

So we’ve been a little quiet on the writing front lately owing to seasonal commitments in the community. Many who know us know that we have a solid track record of community involvement, especially around Christmas and the holidays when it’s pantomime time. This year is no different and the work involved can be significant. It promises to be a

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