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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. J.Wasiak@alfred.org.au. jwasiak1971@gmail.com.

Publication History

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

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References

References to studies included in this review

  1. References to studies included in this review
  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. Additional references
Brannen 1997 {published data only}
Hart 1974 {published data only}

References to studies excluded from this review

  1. References to studies included in this review
  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. Additional references
Niezgoda 1997 {published data only}
  • Niezgoda JA, Cianci P, Folden BW, Ortega RL, Slade JB, Storrow AB. The effect of hyperbaric oxygen therapy on a burn wound model in human volunteers. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1997;99(6):1620-5.
Williamson 1993 {published data only}
  • Williamson JA, Webb RK, Leitch IO, Pirone C, Gorman DF, Rowland R, et al. Preliminary report: a prospective, randomised, controlled trial of hyperbaric oxygen therapy in the management of adult thermal burns. Undersea Hyperbaric Medicine 1993;20:suppl:24.
Xu 1999 {published data only}
  • Xu N, Li Z, Luo X. Effects of hyperbaric oxygen therapy on the changes in serum sIL-2R and Fn in severe burn patients. Zhonghua Zheng Xing Shao Shang Wai Ke Za Zhi 1999;15(3):220-3.

Additional references

  1. References to studies included in this review
  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. Additional references
Bennett 2002
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Boykin 1980
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Cianci 1988
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Hills 1999
Knighton 1984
Niezgoda 1982
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Niu 1987
  • Niu A, Yang C, Lee H, Chen S, Chang L. Burns treated with adjunctive hyperbaric oxygen therapy: a comparative study in humans. Journal of Hyperbaric Medicine 1987;2:75-85.
Nylander 1985
Sheridan 2002
Thom 1994
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Waisbren 1982
WHO 2002
  • WHO. The injury chartbook: a graphic overview of the global burden of injuries. Geneva: World Health Organisation, 2002.
Youn 1992