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Barotrauma Summary

Description: Injury following pressure changes; includes injury to the eustachian tube, ear drum, lung and stomach.

Also Known As: Barotraumas

Networked: 701 relevant articles (37 outcomes, 34 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Barotrauma

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Oxygen : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 113 results : IBA
  2. Oxymetazoline : 2 outcomes 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  3. Nasal Decongestants (Decongestants) : 2 outcomes in 3 results : IBA
  4. Pseudoephedrine : 2 outcomes in 2 results : FDA 68 Generic
  5. Nitric Oxide (Nitrogen Monoxide) : 1 outcome 1 study in 6 results : FDA 1
  6. Dexamethasone (Maxidex) : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : FDA 77 Generic
  7. Bronchodilator Agents (Bronchodilators) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  8. Steroids : 1 outcome in 3 results : IBA
  9. Dexmedetomidine : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 1
  10. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Barotrauma

  1. Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome)
  2. Respiratory Insufficiency (Respiratory Failure)
  3. Lung Injury
  4. Pain (Aches)
  5. Pneumothorax
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Key Therapies for Barotrauma

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  1. Artificial Respiration (Mechanical Ventilation) : 8 outcomes 5 studies in 152 results
  2. Positive-Pressure Respiration (PEEP) : 6 outcomes 3 studies in 86 results
  3. Mechanical Ventilators (Ventilator) : 5 outcomes 2 studies in 79 results
  4. High-Frequency Ventilation : 3 outcomes 1 study in 14 results
  5. Catheters : 3 outcomes in 18 results
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