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Hyperbaric Medicine Collections: Other Resources

Other resources

There are several national and international organizations dedicated to the clinical practice and research of hyperbaric medicine.  Click on the links below to find more information on these organizations.

Sites with additional resources on Hyperbaric Medicine

Duke Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and Environmental Physiology Here you can find information on the clinical practice, research and education activities at the Duke Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and Environmental Physiology.

American College of Hyperbaric Medicine A national professional organization dedicated to serving as a medical specialty society. Worked to develop Hyperbaric Medicine as a distinct medical specialty. Developed Preferred Practice Protocols for Hyperbaric Medicine, certification examination in hyperbaric medicine, and basic training standards.

Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC®) The largest central resource for the Department of Defense and government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business related information. Great for full text government reports.

European Committee for Hyperbaric Medicine (ECHM) The scope and goals of the European Committee for Hyperbaric Medicine (ECHM) are defined as follows: studying and defining common indications for hyperbaric therapy; research and therapy protocols; common standards for therapeutic and technical procedures, equipment and personnel, cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness criteria; acting as a representative body with the European health authorities; promoting further cooperation among existing scientific organizations involved in the field of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine.

European Underwater and Baromedical Society (EUBS) Scientific society dedicated to the study and promotion of diving and hyperbaric medicine.

International Hyperbaric Medical Association (IHMA) Non-profit organization working to hyperbaric oxygen therapy a standard of care where a physician believes hyperbaric oxygen therapy could improve clinical outcomes.

The Rubicon Foundation An organization undertaking projects that: contribute to the interdependent dynamic between research, exploration, science and education; improve the available resources for students, professionals and the general public; and preserve the valuable natural resources that are vital to future endeavors.

Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) An international, non-profit organization serving over 2,400 members from more than 50 countries. The UHMS is the primary source of scientific information for diving and hyperbaric medicine physiology worldwide.

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