Chapters 9 - 16

9: Jessica in the Well


Jessica McClure—leg injury—hyperbaric oxygen treatment—free radicals—hypoxia—neutrophils—inflammation—reperfusion injury—hyperbaric oxygen treatment—free radicals—skin flaps—ligatured muscle—preconditioning—anecdotes

10: Anecdotes, Evidence, and Uncontrolled Double-Blindness


Controlled trials—anecdotes—oxygen—n=1—evidence based—drug trials—probability—statistics—outcomes—placebos—treating individuals—acute interventions—haemoglobin saturation—tissue hypoxia—pressure—emboli—cardiac surgery—UBOs—cardiac failure—hyperbaric oxygen treatment—amniotic fluid embolism—fetal distress—hyperbaric chamber—blood gasesCaesarian section—resuscitation

 

11: Suffer the Little Children


Fetal growth retardation—placenta—hypoxia—birth—brain injury—reperfusion injury—cerebral palsy—dystonia—treatment delay—cord clamping—consensus statement—MRI studies—birth injury—MRS—lactate—morbidity—supplemental oxygen—retinopathy—hypoxia—oxygen withdrawal—hyperbaric oxygen treatment—brain recovery

 

12: Cerebral Palsy and Oxygen Treatment: A Tale of Trials


Brain damage—cerebral palsy—epilepsy—hyperbaric oxygen treatment—McGill University—pilot study—randomised trial—Lancet controversy—compressed air treatment—supercharging—SPECT—UDAAN Delhi—controlled trial—WW2—B24 Liberator—Gamow bag—inflammation—autism—vaccination—encephalitis—latency—hyperbaric treatment

 

13: An Anecdote: A Policeman's Story in the High Courts


Vehicle accident—head injury—whiplash—bruising—visual disturbance—leg weakness—multiple sclerosis—unemployment—the Court of Session—award—reclaiming motion—MS —many scars—MMS multiple myocardial sclerosis—blood-brain barrier—fibrocartilagenous embolism—Harold Klawans—veterinary medicine—sudden death— air embolism—brain and spinal cord damage— trauma—bone marrow— fat embolism

 

14: The Final Appeal to the House of Lords


Law Lords—MS pathology—misrepresentation—Putnam—nerve fibre loss—disability— absence of virus—no diagnostic test—origin of MS Societies—animal model EAE—Freund's adjuvant—embolism—blood-brain barrier—inflammation— immune markers in stroke—MRI—UBOs—perivenous lesions—hot bath test—auto immune repair

 

15: Evidence Overlooked, but "The Eyes Have It"


Visual disturbance in MS—blood vessels—ophthalmic artery—embolism—optic neuritis—end arteries—syphilis—tuberculosis—inflammation—retinal periphlebitis—fluorescein angiogram—retinal embolism—fat embolism

 

 16: Trauma May Cause Multiple Sclerosis


Whiplash—head injury—MRI—UBOs—football—delay—bruising—fibrocartilage—micro-embolism—lung trapping—bubbles—fat embolism—foramen ovale—paradoxical embolism—brain—spinal cord—fat toxicity—blood-brain barrier—Alzheimer's disease—Putnam—Swank—Lumsden—Woolf—tumour embolism—anti-phospholipid syndrome—Allen hypothesis—Lancet—subacute fat embolism—Addendum case history—trauma—hyperbaric oxygen treatment