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Diving & hyperbaric medicine: Overview

This guide has been designed for anaesthetists interested in Diving & Hyperbaric Medicine to locate relevant resources on this topic, including those available through the ANZCA library.


Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine now available on PubMed Central:

  • All published articles will now be searchable in PubMed, 
  • Abstracts will be able to be accessed electronically, and
  • Full articles will be available after the 12-month embargo is complete

ArticlesHajhosseini B, Kuehlmann BA, Bonham CA, Kamperman KJ, Gurtner GC. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy: descriptive review of the technology and current application in chronic wounds. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Global Open. 2020 Sep 25;8(9):e3136. doi: 10.1097/GOX.0000000000003136. 

Mao JZ, Laird PS, Imperato NS, et al. Utilization, utility and variability in usage of adjunctive hyperbaric oxygen therapy in spinal management: a review of the literature [published online ahead of print, 2020 Sep 1]. World Neurosurgery. 2020;S1878-8750(20)31842-8. doi:10.1016/j.wneu.2020.08.075

ArticlesCozene B, Sadanandan N, Gonzales-Portillo B, et al. An extra breath of fresh air: hyperbaric oxygenation as a stroke therapeutic. Biomolecules. 2020;10(9):E1279. Published 2020 Sep 4. doi:10.3390/biom10091279

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Diving & Hyperbaric Medicine SIG

For more information about this Special Interest Group (SIG), including events, activities and membership, please visit the Diving & Hyperbaric Medicine page on the ANZCA website.

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