The pilot unit specialized in the treatment of severe burns at Floreasca Hospital has become operational at international medical standards, according to a press release of the institution, quoted by Agerpres newswire.
“The Clinical Emergency Hospital in Bucharest announces that, in conformity with the National Program for the Care of Severely Burnt Patients, the pilot unit specialized in the treatment of these patients in our hospital has become operational at international standards, also benefiting from the knowledge and skills of medical staff trained in elite centers in France (Paris, Bordeaux, Lille),” according to the press release.
The Care Unit For Severely Burnt Patients benefits from treatment facilities for hyperbaric therapy, when it is recommended to patients.
The hyperbaric oxygen therapy involves breathing pure oxygen in a pressurized room or tube, and it is prescribed in a series of conditions such as severe anemia, brain abscess, arterial gas embolism, burns, decompression sickness, carbon monoxide poisoning, crushing injuries, sudden deafness, gangrene, infection of skin or bone that causes tissue death, non-healing wounds (such as a diabetic foot ulcer), radiation injury, skin graft or skin flap at risk of tissue death as well as sudden and painless vision loss.
“For the coordination of the activity of this center, a doctor with international experience has also joined the team,” according to the press release of the institution.