Patient Care Services
Center for Hyperbaric Medicine
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Please click here to learn more about the Center for Hyperbaric Medicine at the Shock Trauma Center.
PCS Manager: Ben Grimes, RN
Established in 1965, the Center for Hyperbaric Medicine at Shock Trauma is internationally recognized for its leadership and expertise in the clinical application of hyperbaric therapy. With the only multiplace hyperbaric chamber in the State of Maryland, The Center can accommodate up to 23 patients and care providers per dive.
Conditions that are responsive to hyperbaric oxygen therapy include:
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- Gas/air embolism and decompression illness
- Carbon monoxide poisoning and smoke inhalation
- Clostridial and nonclostridial gas gangrene, including necrotizing infections
- Crush injury and acute traumatic ischemia
- Compromise skin grafts and flaps
- Acute blood loss anemia (particularly in Jehovah’s Witnesses)
- Radiation tissue damage
- Enhancement of healing in selected wound problems (such as in nonhealing ulcers in patients with diabetes or peripheral vascular disease)
September 14, 2010.
For all patient information, please call 410-328-9284.