A Letter from UHMS President, Dr. John Feldmeier in Response to The recent article by Margolis
A Letter from UHMS President, Dr. John Feldmeier in Response to The recent article by Margolis et al that reports the failure of hyperbaric oxygen in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers.
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Interpretation of the study "Lack of Effectiveness of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcer and Prevention of Amputation"
UHMS/CDC Carbon Monoxide Surveillance Project
Neil B. Hampson, MD
After 3 years of operation, the joint project between the UHMS and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to conduct online surveillance of cases of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning treated with hyperbaric oxygen was completed in December 2011. Due to cutbacks in Federal funding for the CDC, financial support was not available for a fourth year. Furthermore, the pilot project had already achieved all of the goals established when it went online in August 2008, and more.