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Hyperbaric Oxygenation MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hyperbaric Oxygenation
Tree Number(s)
E02.880.690.490
Unique ID
D006931
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006931
Annotation
coord IM with disease /‌ther (IM), not /‌drug ther
Scope Note
The therapeutic intermittent administration of oxygen in a chamber at greater than sea-level atmospheric pressures (three atmospheres). It is considered effective treatment for air and gas embolisms, smoke inhalation, acute carbon monoxide poisoning, caisson disease, clostridial gangrene, etc. (From Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992). The list of treatment modalities includes stroke.
Entry Term(s)
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
Oxygenation, Hyperbaric
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65(64)
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Hyperbaric Oxygenation Preferred
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