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Improved Wound Care Programs

Sechrist Industries is committed to improving wound care programs in every hospital and clinic in the country. It is our goal to ensure that every hospital is equipped to provide hyperbaric chamber oxygen therapy for patients with wounds that will not heal on their own. Traditional wound care is successful in only about 60% of diabetic foot ulcer cases. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy in addition to the traditional care significantly increases the rate of success to 89%. These combined methods offer your patients an ability to avoid costly infections and life altering consequences, such as amputation.

When a patient presents with a diabetic foot ulcer, the best wound care available is vital. This includes bandaging, antibiotics and, in some cases, orthotics to avoid pressure on the wound. After one month of traditional treatment, if the patient is not healing, hyperbaric oxygen therapy is the next best step. This safe, proven treatment is cost effective and is covered by most private insurance companies and Medicare. In addition to diabetic foot ulcers, there are multiple other conditions that can benefit from this therapy.
The Use of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy is Growing

This important technology is expanding quickly and is now an accepted treatment for 13 medical conditions. These conditions include:
  • Air or Gas Embolism
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Complicated by Cyanide Poisoning
  • Clostridal Myositis and Myonecrosis (Gas Gangrene)
  • Crush Injury, Compartment Syndrome, and other Acute Traumatic Ischemias
  • Decompression Sickness
  • Enhancement of Healing in Selected Problem Wounds
  • Exceptional Blood Loss (Anemia)
  • Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections
  • Refractory Osteomyelitis
  • Delayed Radiation Injury (Soft Tissue and Bony Necrosis)
  • Compromised Skin Grafts & Flaps
  • Thermal Burns
  • Intracranial Abscess
These are the 13 important UHMS applications which make hyperbaric chambers a necessity in every medical facility. Sechrist Industries is the largest hyperbaric chamber manufacturer in the country and we are ready to assist you with your purchase. We will help you every step of the way and we will be there in the future for any technical or maintenance needs. When you purchase such an important piece of equipment, it is imperative to know that the supplier is going to be by your side for years to come. Our proven track record shows our dedication to our customers. Sechrist has been in business since 1973 and is committed to our customers. 

If you are considering purchasing a hyperbaric chamber for your medical facility, please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns. Sechrist Industries is your partner in providing the best care for all your patients.
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