Sunday, July 11, 2010

Weekly Web Roundup: 11 July 2010

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A Sri Lankan website offers a concise overview of carbon monoxide poisoning and first aid.


The Wound Healing Program at Overlook Hospital, Summit NJ, has earned both UHMS accreditation and JCAHO certification.

Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda CA, adds "the largest monoplace hyperbaric chamber in a hospital west of Texas," the new Sechrist 4100, to its arsenal.

Point64 blog pictures the "Panama" chamber at Brooks AFB, San Antonio TX, the oldest operating hyperbaric chamber in the US, dating from 1904.

Divex Asia Pacific converts an industrial water chiller into a rescue HBOT chamber for ocean floor workers.

Today's Wound Clinic interviews Don Webber, VP Biomedical Systems at Environmental Tectonics Corporation.


A rat study in the journal Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery could not find a wound-healing mechanism for HBOT in one mitochondrial marker (MnSOD) of oxidative stress.

University of Tokyo researchers publishing in the American Journal of Physiology, on a study of hairless mice, suggest that HBOT may slow skin wrinkling and thickening caused by UVB irradiation in sunlight.


A mother touchingly documents her and her daughter's first experiences with HBOT for autism on "Five kids, a dog, and a blog."

A 17-year-old from Santa Fe NM survived a horrific crash, suffered traumatic brain injury, and made a remarkable recovery with HBOT.

A woman in Central Florida, mother of a one-year-old triplet with severe brain damage, weighs the costs and benefits of HBOT in the "Mother of a Toddler and Triplets" blog.

A woman tells about her success with HBOT for reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) at Whole-Body Medicine in Trumbull CT.

A 47-year-old man recounts his success with HBOT for Lyme disease at Chico Hyperbaric Center, Chico CA.

An Iraq war veteran from Minnesota poses with Prince Harry and recounts
his story of success with HBOT for traumatic brain injury in the Frazee-Vergas Forum.

A woman and her plastic surgeon explain how HBOT figured in the successful revision of a facial scar at the Beverly Hills Center for Hyperbaric Medicine.

World motorcycle sidecar champion Ben Birchall is undergoing HBOT to speed healing of skin grafts at the Isle of Man UK.

The 47-year-old president of an Italian sandal company, living in Ventura CA, pushes on and blogs bravely about his struggle to recover from traumatic brain injury.


Munson Medical Center, Traverse City MI, has opened an advanced wound center with Accelecare.

Oak Leaf Surgical Hospital, Eau Claire WI, is running want ads to staff a
wound care center with Hyperbaric Medicine Group scheduled to open in October.

Hutcheson Medical Center, Fort Oglethorpe GA, has opened an advanced wound center with Accelecare.

Santo Domingo Pueblo NM has invested in a mobile HBOT program to help tribal members with diabetes avoid limb amputation.

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