Maggot therapy

  1. 0 Does anyone know if you can use maggot therapy and still place the patient in the chamber ?
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    angiesuave has '30' year(s) of experience. From 'Fort Lauderdale, FL, US'; 55 Years Old; Joined Jun '08; Posts: 7; Likes: 3.

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  4. Visit  djaychris profile page
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    Yes, you can do this. One of the hyperbaric staff here treated a woman with a compromised skin graft. At the time she arrived for treatment, the woman had "maggot therapy" in place. The staff member got the "ok" from the supervising physician. She treated the woman, and the maggots did well. In fact, the maggots said they felt "invigorated" when interviewed after the treatment.
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    Thanks so much for th quick reply. I am glad that the maggots came back with a positive response.
  6. Visit  P_RN profile page
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    We tried it with leeches and they burrowed! I don't think we did that again.


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