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Camara Hiperbarica - HyperBaric Chamber

                    

The hyperbaric chamber in Tenerife is located in the Hospital Universitario of the Canaries, which is in La Laguna.  The telephone number is 922678000.  The chamber allows for the oxygen treatment of several people at a time, with a chamber and antechamber.  It is equipped with an airlock for the provision and exchange of material and it also has an intercom link with the outside.  It belongs to the Federacion Canaria de Actividades Subacuaticas, providing specialised medical assistance and an attendant on 24-hour call.
HYPERBARIC Oxygenation (HBO) can be used to treat not only decompression sickness but also a number of other conditions including smoke inhalation and carbon monoxide poisoning. It has even been known to help cure sports injuries.


Important telephone numbers.

Emergencies 112
Hospital Universitario de Canarias 922678000    922246244  extension: 1174 or 1175
The Red Cross at Sea 922549445
The Civil Guard 922648500
Lifeboat Centre
Civil and environmental protection
Emergency ambulances

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