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Descriptor English:   Hyperbaric Oxygenation 
Descriptor Spanish:   Oxigenación Hiperbárica 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Oxigenação Hiperbárica 
Synonyms English:   Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapies
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
Hyperbaric Oxygenations
Oxygen Therapies, Hyperbaric
Oxygen Therapy, Hyperbaric
Oxygenation, Hyperbaric
Oxygenations, Hyperbaric
Therapies, Hyperbaric Oxygen
Therapy, Hyperbaric Oxygen  
Tree Number:   E02.880.690.490
Definition English:   The therapeutic intermittent administration of oxygen in a chamber at greater than sea-level atmospheric pressures (three atmospheres). It is considered effective treatment for air and gas embolisms, smoke inhalation, acute carbon monoxide poisoning, caisson disease, clostridial gangrene, etc. (From Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992). The list of treatment modalities includes stroke. 
Indexing Annotation English:   coord IM with disease /ther (IM), not /drug ther
History Note English:   65(64) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AE adverse effects CL classification
EC economics ES ethics
HI history IS instrumentation
MT methods MO mortality
NU nursing PX psychology
ST standards SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends VE veterinary
Record Number:   7110 
Unique Identifier:   D006931 

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