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Hyperbaric Oxygen Wound Care to Be Focus of Seminar on Feb. 24

Ventura, California, 02/02/2015

Hyperbaric oxygen medicine for the treatment of chronic wounds will be the focus of a free seminar at Community Memorial Health System on Tuesday, Feb. 24.

John Tesman, M.D., will lead the discussion during the seminar to be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in the eighth-floor Nichols Auditorium at Community Memorial Hospital, located at 147 N. Brent St.

Dr. Tesman will provide an introduction to hyperbaric medicine with information on the diagnosis and treatment of difficult wounds. He also will talk about CMHS’s Center for Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine while explaining what causes non-healing wounds, how hyperbaric chambers work and what they treat, and how wound care centers heal difficult wounds. Attendees also can find out if they are candidates for specialized wound care.

Dr. Tesman specializes in hyperbaric medicine and is board certified in undersea hyperbaric medicine and emergency medicine. He has been a hyperbaric and chronic wound director locally for the past 10 years and is the director for CMHS’s Center for Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine.

Registration is free but reservations are required. Please visit or call Brown Paper Ticket at 1-800/838-3006.

Future scheduled educational seminars include: Joint Pain and Arthritis on Feb. 28 in Ojai; Cosmetic Surgery on March 10; Neurological Diseases of Aging on April 21 in Oxnard; Update on Management of Brain Tumors on May 12; and Skin Cancer on June 16.