qIt can help reverse the effects of strokes and head injuries. It can help heal damaged tissues. It can fight infections and diseases. It can save limbs. The treatment is here, now, and is being successfully used to benefit thousands of patients throughout the country. This treatment is hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT).q qSafe and painless, HBOT uses pressurized oxygen administered in special chambers. It has been used for years to treat divers with the bends, a serious illness caused by overly rapid ascensions. As time has gone on, however, doctors have discovered other applications for this remarkable treatment. In Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Dr. Richard Neubauer and Dr. Morton Walker explain how this treatment overcomes hypoxia, or oxygen starvation in the tissues, by flooding the body's fluids with life-giving oxygen. In this way, HBOT can help people with strokes, head and spinal cord inquiries, and multiple sclerosis regain speech and mobility. When used to treat accident and fire victims. HBOT can promote the faster, cleaner healing of wounds and burns, and can aid those overcome with smoke inhalation. It can be used to treat other types of injuries, including damage caused by radiation treatment and skin surgery, and fractures that won't heal. HBOT can also help people overcome a variety of serious infections, ranging from AIDS to Lyme disease. And, as Dr. Neubauer and Dr. Walker point out, it can do all of this by working hand in hand with other treatments, including surgery, without creating additional side effects and complications.q--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights ReservedIn Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Dr. Richard Neubauer and Dr. Morton Walker explain how this treatment overcomes hypoxia, or oxygen starvation in the tissues, by flooding the bodya#39;s fluids with life-giving oxygen.
|Title||:||Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 1998|