hyperbaric medicine


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hyperbaric medicine

[¦hī·pər¦bar·ik ′med·ə·sən]
(pharmacology)
Any agent having a specific gravity greater than that of spinal fluid; used for spinal anesthesia.
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American Marine initially became interested in hyperbaric medicine due to the recompression chambers and oxygen-treatment protocol utilized in support of commercial diving operations.
The mix of cosmetic surgery patients and more traditional clients of hyperbaric medicine is a recent change for the 2-year-old center.
At a recently organised five-day scuba diving event held under the supervision of international diving, hyperbaric medicine and physiotherapy experts, nearly 30 adults and children with physical challenges discovered their everyday limitations considerably reduced when under water.
Choo began his career as an emergency medicine specialist physician and later added to his expertise by becoming medical director of an occupational health clinic and a hyperbaric medicine and wound center.
As per the decision No 51, the team in charge of supervising The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Unit will be chaired by Dr.
K Paul Stoller, MD is a Fellow of the American College of Hyperbaric Medicine, President of the International Hyperbaric Medical Association, Adjunct Assistant Professor at AT Still University (SOMA), and Medical Director of the New Hope Clinic in Santa Monica, the San Francisco Institute for Hyperbaric Medicine, the Hyperbaric Medical Center of New Mexico and the Hyperbaric Oxygen Clinic Sacramento.
GARDNER - Heywood Hospital will take a major step forward in the care of chronic injuries with the opening tomorrow of its Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine.
We identified all patients referred to Prince of Wales Hospital Department of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine with a diagnosis of arterial gas embolism from 1996 to 2006.
1) In 1939 diving injuries began to be treated with hyperbaric oxygen, medicine started to use it in 1955, and in the 1970s the Underwater Hyperbaric and Medical Society (UHMS) began to systematically review the evidence available on hyperbaric medicine.
A retrospective study was done at Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital Hyperbaric Medicine Program.
A hyperbaric medicine unit in which oxygen pressure is higher than in the atmosphere.
Originally an anesthesiologist and critical care physician, Warriner was introduced to hyperbaric medicine while on active duty in the Air Force.