HBOT for Burns at a glance:
Burns are damage caused to body tissue by heat, chemicals, electricity, sunlight, or radiation. Burns can be among the most painful of injuries, causing swelling, blistering, scarring, and, in serious cases, shock and even death.  Oxford Recovery Center clients have found HBOT to be a helpful treatment for burns. In addition, the FDA has approved thermal burns as a treatment indication of HBOT.
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- Adjunctive hyperbaric oxygen therapy in the treatment of thermal burns: The study showed that using HBOT as an adjunct for a comprehensive burn care program is a cost-effective means to significantly improve morbidity and mortality, reduce length of hospital stays, and lessen the need for surgery. The author suggests the investigation of formal integration of hyperbaric oxygen therapy in early burn wound management.
- Adjunctive hyperbaric oxygen in the treatment of thermal burns. An economic analysis.: Researchers found that using HBOT as an adjunct to traditional burn care resulted in a 14.8 day decrease in hospital stay, a 39% reduction in surgical procedures, and an average savings of $31,600 per case.