DAN does not provide hyperbaric chamber location information to the general public, but we do maintain a database of chamber facilities as part of our emergency medical consultation service. If you are affiliated with a hyperbaric chamber facility and would like the facility to be a part of our chamber referral network, please review the criteria below and contact a DAN medical information specialist
Thank you for your interest in providing dive medicine services to recreational divers.Chamber Referral Criteria
Facility Chamber must be currently in operation. Chamber personnel must be appropriately trained in the use of the chamber. A technician or director should be responsible for overseeing chamber safety. A trained physician must be involved in the treatment of divers. The staff and facility must be available on a 24-hour on-call basis.
Treatment Standard treatment tables or their monoplace equivalents must be used for the treatment of DCI in the recreational diver. All treatment tables used in treating divers must employ oxygen. All chambers should have the capability and space available to observe and monitor the diver outside of the chamber before or after their treatment. During treatments in multiplace chambers, oxygen should be available for chamber attendants according to recognized decompression procedures (e.g., those of the U.S. Navy). Surface oxygen needs to be available.
Chamber Chamber routine maintenance and service must be performed and proper records kept. Patient treatment logs must be kept. Oxygen capacity must be sufficient for multiple treatments. Compliance with local fire safety standards as well as ASME/PVHO, NFPA and UHMS guidelines. Completion of UHMS survey and accreditation preferred. Compliance with Risk Assessment Guide to apply to all remote chamber facilities outside of the United States.
To apply, contact a DAN medical information specialist
.Update your information
(if you represent a chamber already in our database).