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Hyperbaric oxygen therapy

VOL: 97, ISSUE: 09, PAGE NO: 7Keith Cutting, MN, RMN, RGN, DipN, Cert Ed (FE), is principal lecturer, Faculty of Health Studies, Buckingham Chilterns University College, Chalfont St GilesHyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO) delivers oxygen at up to three times atmospheric pressure and will raise arterial levels of oxygen 10-15 times higher than that achieved by normal atmospheric pressure (Steenblock, 2000).

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