The Wound Treatment Center at Opelousas General Health System is the only facility in the state of Louisiana, and one of only a handful in the country that uses Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment (HBOT) for patients diagnosed with COVID-19 to prevent mechanical ventilation. Dr. Kerry Thibodeaux, FACS, CWSP, FAPWCA, initiated HBOT early on as a successful […]
A North Texas family hopes oxygen therapy will help their son who nearly drowned develop new brain cells. Stephanie Reese, of Desoto, says her 2-year-old son Keion fell into the family swimming pool last year unnoticed and was underwater for five minutes. “My oldest son, who’s 21, actually pulled him out and I heard […]
Dry eyes were hard to come by Friday (Aug. 18) during a medical conference at the Intercontinental New Orleans when Kristal and Chris Carlson explained how an accident last February nearly took the life of their then 2-year-old daughter, Eden.
In hyperbaric oxygen therapy, a patient breathes almost pure oxygen in a pressurized room or tube. By bringing more oxygen into the bloodstream, the treatment is thought to enhance healing for people with a number of conditions. http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/313155.php
Physicians from all over the world will present the latest studies in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy at the 10th International Symposium for Hyperbaric Medicine.
Joe Namath Neurological Research Center conducting a study using Hyperbaric Oxygen to treat TBI & Concussion. Click to watch the video!
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Patients with moderate to profound ISSHL (≥ 41 dB) who present within 14 days of symptom onset should be considered for HBO2. While patients presenting after this time may experience improvement when treated with HBO2, the medical literature suggests that early intervention is associated with improved outcomes. The best evidence supports the use of HBO2 within two weeks of symptom onset.
About 50 cities across the country are participating in a Stop Soldier Suicide awareness event–creating cemetery displays with 22 white crosses to represent the 22 military veterans lost to suicide every day.