Letters

Hyperbaric oxygen treatment for crush injury

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6967.1513b (Published 03 December 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:1513
  1. P B James
  1. Senior lecturer in occupational medicine, Wolfson Hyperbaric Medicine Unit, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY.

    EDITOR,—Andrew D Shaw and colleagues draw attention to the self perpetuating process of oedema and ischaemia after crush injury and the need to break this cycle.1 In ischaemia, failure of oxygen delivery is at the root of the problem. The cycle can …

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