several nurses joined together to present papers and discuss practice. However, it wasn’t until 1982, when the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society Associates started arranging regular programs for nurses, respiratory therapists and technicians, that a formal venue for presentation became established. With the founding of the Baromedical Nurses Association in 1985, the platform for the exchange of information was firmly incorporated. (9)
The Undersea Hyperbaric Medical Society lists 13 uses for hyperbaric oxygen therapy. All indications except carbon monoxide poisoning, air or gas embolisms and decompression illness must be treated with another form of therapy as well as the chamber.
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