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Hi doctors, can you tell me what is hyperbaric oxygen therapy(use for health conditions)?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: HBOT

There are > 12 fda approved uses for hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
The committee on hyperbaric oxygen therapy of the undersea ; hyperbaric medicine recommends hyperbaric oxygen can be used for treatment of: decompression sickness, gas embolism (arterial), recalcitrant soft tissue infections ; osteomyelitis, gangrene, carbon monoxide poisoning, wounds or skin grafts/flaps that aren't healing w.

In brief: HBOT

There are > 12 fda approved uses for hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
The committee on hyperbaric oxygen therapy of the undersea ; hyperbaric medicine recommends hyperbaric oxygen can be used for treatment of: decompression sickness, gas embolism (arterial), recalcitrant soft tissue infections ; osteomyelitis, gangrene, carbon monoxide poisoning, wounds or skin grafts/flaps that aren't healing w.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
w standard tx, crush injuries, thermal burns,delayed radiation injuries, severe anemia (due to blood loss), & very specific indications such as retinal artery blockage & head/brain abscess. It is being tested for treatment of a #of other conditions.
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care

In brief: Hyperbaric oxygen

There are several medical indications for hyperbaric oxygen.
You should pray that you have none of these conditions. They include scuba diving injuries, diabetic foot infections (severe), radionecrosis of the jaw, just to name a few.

In brief: Hyperbaric oxygen

There are several medical indications for hyperbaric oxygen.
You should pray that you have none of these conditions. They include scuba diving injuries, diabetic foot infections (severe), radionecrosis of the jaw, just to name a few.
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Dr. Scott Bolhack
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