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Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for thermal burns

  1. Elmer Villanueva2,
  2. Michael H Bennett3,
  3. Jason Wasiak1,*,
  4. Jan P Lehm4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Injuries Group

Published Online: 19 APR 2004

Assessed as up-to-date: 31 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004727.pub2

How to Cite

Villanueva E, Bennett MH, Wasiak J, Lehm JP. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for thermal burns. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2004, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD004727. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004727.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    The Alfred Hospital, Victorian Adult Burns Service, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

  2. 2

    Monash University, Gippsland Medical School, Churchill, Victoria, Australia

  3. 3

    Prince of Wales Hospital, Department of Anaesthesia, Randwick, NSW, Australia

  4. 4

    Prince of Wales Hospital, Department of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine, Randwick, NSW, Australia

*Jason Wasiak, Victorian Adult Burns Service, The Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Prahran, Melbourne, Victoria, 3181, Australia.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 19 APR 2004


[Analysis 1.1]
Analysis 1.1. Comparison 1 Death, Outcome 1 Mortality at last follow-up.
[Analysis 2.1]
Analysis 2.1. Comparison 2 Time to heal, Outcome 1 Mean time to healing (days).
[Analysis 3.1]
Analysis 3.1. Comparison 3 Fluid requirement, Outcome 1 Intravenous fluid replacement (mls).
[Analysis 4.1]
Analysis 4.1. Comparison 4 Graft success, Outcome 1 Graft success at final follow-up.