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Cost-Benefit and Cost-Efficiency Evaluation of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

  • A. Marroni
  • G. Oriani
  • F. Wattel

Abstract

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy, apart from some acute and very specialized indications regarding the treatment of decompression disorders and arterial air/gas embolism, is generally aimed at treating serious and complex disorders, generally reluctant to standard treatment and requires prolonged and reiterated hospitalization/rehabilitation periods as well as elevated technical, social and human costs.

Keywords

Soft Tissue Infection Hyperbaric Oxygen Necrotizing Fasciitis Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Carbon Monoxide Intoxication 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Marroni
    • 1
  • G. Oriani
    • 2
  • F. Wattel
    • 3
  1. 1.President DAN EuropeRoseto degli AbruzziItaly
  2. 2.Anaesthesia, Intensive and Hyperbaric Care DepartmentGaleazzi Orthopaedic InstituteMilanItaly
  3. 3.Service de Réanimation Médicale et de Médicine HyperbareHôpital Albert CalmetteLille CedexFrance

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