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Oil industry expert Matthew Simmons, in a posthumous interview, speaks to The Maritime Executive about the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster and the role hyperbaric chambers played in the early days of offshore drilling.
Environmental Tectonics Corp, Southampton PA, takes steps to recover from financial difficulties with a buyback of Series E preferred shares and a key sale to a medical supplier in Hanoi, Vietnam.
A 33-year-old EMT in Texas died of carbon monoxide from a generator running in an ambulance parked in the station bay. The building didn't have a CO detector. Two colleagues were treated with hyperbaric oxygen and remain hospitalized.
Celebrity gossip factory TMZ and reps for Tim Tebow totally busted Pikes Peak Hyperbaric, Colorado Springs and Denver CO, for embellishing its story and doctoring photos of the mHBOT bag it's renting to the Denver Broncos QB sensation. Photoshop FAIL.
Sport Rider magazine goes into some depth covering motorcycle racer Randy De Puniet's swift recovery from a double leg fracture with the aid of hyperbaric oxygen therapy in Marseilles, France.
A cancer survivor and young wife and mother of two journals about her HBOT experience at Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis MN, in the "This Is What It Means To Be Held, What It Means To Be Loved" blog.
NEW HBOT CENTERS
We learn of Portneuf Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center, Pocatello ID, with its announcement of new medical director Dr Julio Vasquez.
The Advanced Wound Healing Center at McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center, Springfield OR, opened December 2009 and just now catches our readership with the story of limb salvage for a 71-year-old man with a diabetic foot ulcer.
The Wound Care Institute at St Francis Hospital & Health Centers, headquartered in Indianapolis IN, apparently has a Mooresville location to add to our Beech Grove listing. Operations will be centralized at the system's new Indianapolis campus patient tower, scheduled to open in March 2011.
Healdsburg District Hospital, Healdsburg, Sonoma County CA, ballyhoos its new Northern California Wound Care center with an excellent HBOT primer and photo story in The Press Democrat.
Spokane Hyperbaric Center, Spokane WA, comes crashing to our attention with this over-the-top 30-second TV spot:
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