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Reduce the Risk of Oxygen Toxicity

Reduce the Risk of Oxygen Toxicity

This week we continue our series on the published works of Dr. Eric P. Kindwall, the "Father of Hyperbaric Medicine," by looking at the risk factors and symptoms of oxygen toxicity. We invite you to dive into this topic with us and take advantage of these free goodies...

  • [PDF] Cheat Sheet: Factors that Affect Oxygen Toxicity Cheat-Sheet-Factors-That-Affect-Oxygen-Toxicity-final-cover
    • Oxygen toxicity is the worst of the complications of hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Use this cheat sheet excerpted from Dr. Kindwall's chapters on The Use of Drugs Under Pressure and Contraindications and Side Effects to Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment from the book Hyperbaric Medicine Practice, 3rd Edition to help reduce the risk of oxygen toxicity in your patients.
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  • [Video] Reduce the Risk of Oxygen Toxicity
    • This 10-minute video discusses the complications, contraindications, and risks associated with hyperbaric oxygen therapy as related to oxygen toxicity. Featuring instructor Helen Gelly, MD, FACEP, FCCWS, ABPM/UHM during the Introductory Course in Hyperbaric Medicine from Wound Care Education Partners (WCEP). Dr. Gelly is an experienced educator and the Medical Director for WCEP.

 

Learn More About It With These Resources

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Hyperbaric Medicine Practice, Second Edition Revised

By Eric P. Kindwall, MD and Harry T. Whelan, MD

 Hyperbaric Medicine Practice 3rdEdition

Hyperbaric Medicine Practice, Third Edition

By Eric P. Kindwall, MD and Harry T. Whelan, MD

 Hyperbaric-Medicine-Practice-3rd-Edition

eBook Hyperbaric Medicine Practice, Third Edition

By Eric P. Kindwall, MD and Harry T. Whelan, MD

Unexpected-Odyssey

Unexpected Odyssey: From Merchant Sailor to Hyperbaric Physician

The autobiography of Eric P. Kindwall, MD

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The Physics of Diving and Hyperbaric Pressures

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