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Question 1: Hyperbaric medicine, also known as hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT), is the medical use of oxygen at a level higher than ________.
LightningAtmospheric pressureWindPrecipitation (meteorology)

Question 2: physicians may lawfully prescribe HBOT for "off-label" conditions such as ________,[37] stroke,[38][39][40] and migraines.
Pathogenic bacteriaSyphilisLyme diseaseRelapsing fever

Question 3: Under atmospheric pressure, oxygen transport is limited by the oxygen binding capacity of hemoglobin in ________ and very little oxygen is transported by blood plasma.
Blood typePlateletRed blood cellHematology

Question 4: A ________ scrubber—consisting of a fan that passes the gas inside the chamber through a soda lime canister
Greenhouse gasCarbon sinkCarbon dioxideCarbon cycle

Question 5: The high concentrations of oxygen in the tissues are beneficial in keeping oxygen-starved tissues alive, and have the effect of removing the ________ from the bubble, making it smaller until it consists only of oxygen, which is re-absorbed into the body.

Question 6: ________ (refractory);[27][28][29]
OsteoporosisOsteomyelitisOsteochondritis dissecansAvascular necrosis

Question 7: Medical staff may also breathe oxygen to reduce the risk of ________.
Decompression sicknessBarotraumaOxygen toxicityAir embolism

Question 8: In the ________ most chambers are financed by the National Health Service, although some, such as those run by Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centres, are non-profit.
WalesEnglandUnited KingdomCanada

Question 9: The pressure inside the chamber is increased by opening valves allowing high-pressure air to enter from storage cylinders, similar to ________.
Gas blendingDiving cylinderScuba divingRebreather

Question 10: During treatment patients breathe 100% oxygen most of the time but have periodic air breaks to minimize the risk of ________.
Carbon monoxide poisoningLead poisoningMercury poisoningOxygen toxicity

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