Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society

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    cerebral palsy is hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO2) therapy involves having the patient placed in a pressurized room or tube where the air pressure is three times higher than normal (Hyperbaric oxygen therapy, 2014). While the patient is in the hyperbaric chamber, he or she is exposed to 100% oxygen (Hyperbaric oxygen therapy, 2014). Hyperbaric oxygen therapy increases the amount of oxygen the blood can carry which helps promote healing and fights infection (Hyperbaric oxygen therapy

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    a period in which the brain is repairing and healing itself naturally. I honestly did not know why people went into comas before this topic. The group mentioned several coma interventions such as pharmacologic interventions, sensory stimulation, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, and deep brain stimulation. The interesting one to me was deep brain stimulation. This “treatment” sends electrical impulses throughout the patient’s brain to control and cause movement. It was interesting to note that none of these

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