According to the Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS), the internationally accepted scientific association in the field of Undersea (Diving) and Hyperbaric Medicine, the following indications are approved uses of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (as defined by the Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Committee):

1. Air or Gas Embolism

2. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning and Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Complicated by Cyanide Poisoning

3. Clostridal Myositis and Myonecrosis (Gas Gangrene)

4. Crush Injury, Compartment Syndrome, and other Acute Traumatic Ischemias

5. Decompression Sickness

6. Enhancement of Healing in Selected Problem Wounds

7. Exceptional Blood Loss (Anemia)

8. Intracranial Abscess

9. Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections

10. Osteomyelitis (Refractory)

11. Delayed Radiation Injury (Soft Tissue and Bony Necrosis)

12. Skin Grafts & Flaps (Compromised)

13. Thermal Burns

14. Idiopathic Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (New! approved on October 8, 2011 by the UHMS Board of Directors)