Environmental Tectonics Corporation Announces Additional Hyperbaric Monoplace Chamber Sale to St. John Wound Center
Hyperbaric chambers are used in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT), which is a non-invasive procedure where the patient breathes 100% oxygen while fully enclosed in a specially designed chamber at increased atmospheric pressure. HBO is the primary treatment for carbon monoxide poisoning, arterial gas embolism and decompression sickness. It is also used to promote and support healing in the management of conditions in which oxygen transport to the tissues has been disrupted by traumatic injury, infection, inflammation, or edema.
St. John Health System operates hospitals in
“The staff of the St. John Wound Center is committed to the treatment of the whole patient, not just the wound,” said Dr. Lam Le, Medical Director of the St. John Wound Center. “We work closely with specialists and primary care physicians to provide a complete care plan for optimal wound healing to address the specific needs of each patient.”
All ETC BioMedical monoplace chambers include O.S.C.A.R. (TM) (Operating System for Control And Recordkeeping), ETC’s unique 4th generation, time-honored computerized operating system. O.S.C.A.R. includes a patient friendly pressurization alternative (Smooth Ride(TM)) that minimizes complications due to middle ear and sinus barotraumas without increasing compression time, programmable treatment protocols and more. As an added safety feature, ETC’s chambers feature a full manual override system to avoid premature termination of treatment protocol as a result of power outages.
ETC is witnessing an increased demand from hospitals and wound care clinics that recognize President Obama’s mandate for Electronic Medical Records (EMR). O.S.C.A.R. addresses this important initiative.
ETC was incorporated in 1969 in
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