Astronomy & Space Sciences, Medical Sciences


Hapo Chamber


Astronomy & Space Sciences, Medical Sciences

Focus Area:

First aid device

Company Transferred:

M/s. Sagar Inflatables Ltd., Maharashtra; M/s. Raksha Polycoats, Maharashtra; M/s. Shyam Waterproof Works (P) Ltd., West Bengal; M/s. Rajasthan Metal Smelting Co., Rajasthan; M/s MGM Associates, New Delhi

Developing Agency:

Defence Bioengineering and Electromedical Laboratory (DEBEL), Bangalore

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Brief Description

Description :

The chamber has been designed as a portable first aid device that provides emergency treatment for varying degrees of Acute Mountain Sickness including HAPO. It works on a simple but effective principle of increasing the atmospheric pressure around the patient thereby simulating descent in altitude.

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