TITLE

Using Hyperbaric Oxygen to Treat Diabetic Foot Ulcers: Safety and Effectiveness

AUTHOR(S)
Heyneman, Catherine A.; Lawless-Liday, Cara
PUB. DATE
December 2002
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Dec2002, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the safety and effectiveness of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) to treat diabetic foot ulcers. Mechanism of action of HBOT; Classifications of diabetic foot ulcers; Pathophysiological processes involved in the development of diabetic foot ulcers; Role of oxygen in wound healing; List of clinical trials done to assess the usefulness of HBOT.
ACCESSION #
8634134

 

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