CME 22/02/17 – Hyperbaric Medicine

Here is Ian’s summary of the various uses for hyperbaric medicine with a focus on the management of decompression illness.

 

Resources:

  • Diving Emergencies
    • General information page on this website relating to the assessment, management and disposition of patients with suspected decompression sickness or other diving related emergencies presenting to SCGH ED
  • South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society (SPUMS)
    • The South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society (SPUMS) a medical society with a focus on matters significant to recreational divers.
    • The purposes of the Society have never changed since its inception. These are:
      • to promote and facilitate the study of all aspects of underwater and hyperbaric medicine;
      • to provide information on underwater and hyperbaric medicine;
      • to promote communication between members and to publish a journal;
      • to convene members annually at a scientific conference and to hold meetings and other activities to inform, and to develop fellowship and friendship amongst members.

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