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Contraindications for Using Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Specialty:

Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Infectious Diseases

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) may be associated with a number of complications. A patient with one or more conditions may be at increased risk for serious complications. A patient with a relative contraindication can undergo therapy if the benefits outweigh the risks, or if the problematic condition can be resolved prior to the HBO.

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