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Hyperbaric Oxygenation

"Hyperbaric Oxygenation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Hyperbaric Oxygenation" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Hyperbaric Oxygenation" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 112 publications over 25 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2003 and 2004 and 2006
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.