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Physiology and medicine of hyperbaric oxygen therapy

Author: Tom S Neuman; Stephen R Thom
Publisher: Philadelphia : Saunders/Elsevier, ©2008.
Series: ClinicalKey.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Written by internationally recognized leaders in hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) research and practice, this exciting new book provides evidence-based, practical, useful information for anyone involved in HBOT. It outlines the physiologic principles that constitute the basis for understanding the clinical implications for treatment and describes recent advances and current research, along with new approaches to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Physiology and medicine of hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
Philadelphia : Saunders/Elsevier, ©2008
(DLC) 2007044397
(OCoLC)180080911
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tom S Neuman; Stephen R Thom
ISBN: 9781437710953 1437710956
OCLC Number: 324997959
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 606 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: History of hyperbaric therapy --
Monoplace hyperbaric chambers --
Multiplace hyperbaric chambers --
The physics of hyperbaric oxygen therapy --
Clearance to dive and fitness for work --
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy in newborn infants and pediatric patients --
Critical care of patients needing hyperbaric oxygen therapy --
Pulmonary gas exchange, oxygen transport, and tissue oxygenation --
Ischemia-reperfusion injury and hyperbaric oxygen therapy: basic mechanisms and clinical studies --
Pressure effects on human physiology --
Oxygen and the basic mechanisms of wound healing --
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for delayed radiation injuries --
Gas embolism: venous and arterial gas embolism --
Decompression sickness --
Carbon monoxide pathophysiology and treatment --
Management of chronic wounds --
Compromised grafts and flaps --
Clostridial myositis, necrotizing fasciitis, and zygomycotic infections --
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy in chronic osteomyelitis --
Crush injuries: justification of and indication for hyperbaric oxygen therapy --
Evidence and hyperbaric oxygen therapy: summarizing the literature and a review of some unconventional indications --
Effects of pressure --
Oxygen toxicity --
Ocular complication in hyperbaric oxygen therapy --
Cardiovascular aspects of hyperbaric oxygen therapy --
Contraindications to hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
Series Title: ClinicalKey.
Responsibility: [edited by] Tom S. Neuman, Stephen R. Thom.
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Offers evidence-based information for those involved in hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT). This book outlines the physiologic principles that constitute the basis for understanding the clinical  Read more...

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