In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- An ambulance was waiting for the divers, who were on board the vessel Jean Elaine, and took them to the Stromness decompression chamber.
- TWO divers needed treatment in a decompression chamber yesterday after getting into difficulties off Bridlington.
- The navy had an emergency decompression chamber on stand by in case one of the divers suffered the bends.
- The other man was transferred by helicopter to the decompression chamber at Craigavon Area hospital where his condition last night was described as stable.
- A diver was treated in the decompression chamber at ICIT in Stromness after surfacing on Sunday afternoon with symptoms of the bends.
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