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Lourdes Specialty Hospital Offers Unique Treatment Option for Medically Complex Patients with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
Date:5/14/2013

ommonly used in the treatment of:
  • Wound healing (especially for problem wounds, such as foot ulcers related to diabetes)
  • Decompression sickness (the “bends”)
  • Healing after trauma or surgery or both, including healing of skin grafts or flaps
  • Bone infections called osteomyelitis
  • Tissue damage from radiation therapy
  • Carbon-monoxide poisoning
  • Burns
  • Significant blood loss

Lourdes Specialty Hospital of Southern New Jersey (LSH) is a 69-bed Long Term Acute Care (LTAC) Hospital, providing acute care to critically ill and medically complex patients. The hospital provides specialized acute care to patients who require an extended hospital stay averaging greater than 25 days. LSH occupies an 8 million dollar, newly renovated hospital on the campus of Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County. Lourdes Medical Center is a 249-bed facility, which is part of Lourdes Health System. Lourdes Specialty Hospital's interdisciplinary healthcare team and a medical staff of approximately 300 physicians serve the regional communities and meet the unique needs of each patient. LSH primarily serves the Delaware Valley region, including Mercer, Salem, Gloucester, Burlington, and Camden Counties, as well as Philadelphia and Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

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