Our UHN programs and services are among the most advanced in the world. We have grouped our physicians, staff, services and resources into 10 medical programs to meet the needs of our patients and help us make the most of our resources.
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Sport, commercial, military or police divers often end up in the middle of nowhere when they slip into a large body of water. That means when trouble happens, getting them medically stabilized and to a facility can be complicated. Decompression accidents require immediate recompression; any delays in definitive treatment can result in fatal outcome, permanent neurological injury, or other complications.
Hyperbaric recompression chambers are often available where divers work; aboard offshore drilling rigs, oil and gas production platform support vessels, research vessels and island marine science or medical facilities. Although it is not necessary to be medically trained to operate a hyperbaric chamber; medical professionals such as respiratory therapists and registered nurses and or CHTs represent the best clinical option. Additional training is required for any invasive procedures that may be necessary.
There's been a relatively recent interest from some veterinarians in using hyperbaric oxygen therapy to augment traditional medical and surgical treatments in animals. They've now been placed in many veterinary practices, rehabilitation facilities and educational institutions in different countries.
Many other professionals with different qualifications may and should be engaged with a Hyperbaric Medical Centre, such as paramedics, fire specialists and engineers.
At the Hyperbaric Medicine Unit, technologists are responsible for: