TITLE

Unregulated hyperbaric oxygen therapy clinics assailed

PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/14/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 18, p1950
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a reprint of the article "Unregulated hyperbaric oxygen therapy clinics assailed," which appeared at www.cmaj.ca. According to David Harrison, medical director of Vancouver General Hospital, he is not against in using hyperbaric oxygen for unapproved health conditions while the precautionary measures are present. Meanwhile, Doctor Tasreen Alibhai, mentions that there is a need for regulation, because sometimes the staff of these clinics has no medical training.
ACCESSION #
57854828

 

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