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Oxygen Healing Hits the Headlines

November 28, 2012

Featured in the Daily Mail Health section this week was an article promoting the work done with Oxygen Healing at the London and Midlands Diving Chambers, focusing on one of the patients, Gwynneth Flowers.

 

Gwynneth contracted necrotising fasciitis and as a result suffered from a severe un-healing wound that caused her a lot of pain and discomfort, not to mention considerable embarrassment and mobility issues. Dissatisfied with the results and efforts of the NHS and not wanting to succumb to the surgeons knife and have her leg amputated, Gwynneth turned to Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in order to save her limb and claw back her independence. Having been refused funding by the NHS for the treatment, Gwynneth was determined to fund the treatment herself and says it was worth every penny.

 

Read the full article in which Gwynneth LDC Medical Director Dr Oliver Firth talk to the Daily Mail’s Lucy Elkins.

Six Questions with Dr. Jeffrey Niezgoda

August 07, 2012

President, American College of Hyperbaric Medicine (ACHM)  Medical Director, The Center for Comprehensive Wound Care and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, St. Luke's Medical Center, Aurora Health Care, Milwaukee, Wisconsin     President and Chief Medical Officer of WebCME.net    Associate Professor and Hyperbaric Consultant, Medical College of Wisconsin  MD from the Uniformed Services University of

Six Questions with Dr. Jeffrey Niezgoda

August 07, 2012

President, American College of Hyperbaric Medicine (ACHM)  Medical Director, The Center for Comprehensive Wound Care and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, St. Luke's Medical Center, Aurora Health Care, Milwaukee, Wisconsin     President and Chief Medical Officer of WebCME.net    Associate Professor and Hyperbaric Consultant, Medical College of Wisconsin  MD from the Uniformed Services University of

Hypoxia and Bends in F-22 Raptor Pilots: USAF and Congressional Inquiry Update

July 18, 2012

In the wake of new incidents of pilot hypoxia and bends in the F-22 Raptor stealth fighter jet, CNN senior national security producer Mike Mount has filed an excellent report this week on the status of ongoing investigations. Choice quotation: Last month, the two members of Congress released numbers by the Air Force that showed pilots flying the F-22 Raptor reported illness from oxygen

Hypoxia and Bends in F-22 Raptor Pilots: USAF and Congressional Inquiry Update

July 18, 2012

In the wake of new incidents of pilot hypoxia and bends in the F-22 Raptor stealth fighter jet, CNN senior national security producer Mike Mount has filed an excellent report this week on the status of ongoing investigations. Choice quotation: Last month, the two members of Congress released numbers by the Air Force that showed pilots flying the F-22 Raptor reported illness from oxygen

One Last Post Re: Success with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Necrotizing Infections

July 17, 2012

Before we take a break from this topic, here's one more quick but inspiring story about success with hyperbaric oxygen therapy for deadly soft tissue infections, or flesh-eating disease, sometimes including gas gangrene or bone infections. Nurse manager Amy Pakes, RN, MS, says Nassau University Medical Center, a NuHealth hospital in East Meadow, New York, sees a dozen cases of necrotizing

One Last Post Re: Success with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Necrotizing Infections

July 17, 2012

Before we take a break from this topic, here's one more quick but inspiring story about success with hyperbaric oxygen therapy for deadly soft tissue infections, or flesh-eating disease, sometimes including gas gangrene or bone infections. Nurse manager Amy Pakes, RN, MS, says Nassau University Medical Center, a NuHealth hospital in East Meadow, New York, sees a dozen cases of necrotizing

HBOT for Necrotizing Fasciitis: South Carolina Mother of Twins Going Home with All Her Limbs

July 16, 2012

Lana Kuykendall, this year's "other" high-profile victim of necrotizing fasciitis, or flesh-eating disease, underwent extensive hyperbaric oxygen therapy as part of her remarkable recovery at Greenville Memorial Hospital in Greenville, South Carolina. She also suffered with sepsis and endured more than 20 surgical procedures. Now the mother of twins born in May is heading home with all her limbs.

HBOT for Necrotizing Fasciitis: South Carolina Mother of Twins Going Home with All Her Limbs

July 16, 2012

Lana Kuykendall, this year's "other" high-profile victim of necrotizing fasciitis, or flesh-eating disease, underwent extensive hyperbaric oxygen therapy as part of her remarkable recovery at Greenville Memorial Hospital in Greenville, South Carolina. She also suffered with sepsis and endured more than 20 surgical procedures. Now the mother of twins born in May is heading home with all her limbs.

The Twitter Files: Hyperbaric Chamber Photo from the Penn Medicine Archives

July 15, 2012

In our daily search for hyperbaric news we enjoyed this 1968 photo from hyperbaric medicine at Penn (University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia): Hyperbaric chamber construction at the John Morgan Building in June, 1968 [pic]. Program info: pennmedicine.org/hyperbaric/ twitter.com/PennArchives/s… — Penn Archives (@PennArchives) June 25, 2012 Like so many others, Penn Medicine's

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