Gesellschaft für Tauch- und Überdruckmedizin
The scientific organisation responsible in Germany for hyperbaric oxygen therapy is the Gesellschaft für Tauch- und Überdruckmedizin e.V. (GTÜM e.V. – society for diving and hyperbaric medicine). This specialist society evaluates possible indications and new scientific information about HBO from a medical standpoint taking into account all current publications and developments.
This page sets out all important emergency numbers and contact addresses of qualified diving doctors and hyperbaric chambers as well as information about suitability of diving, further training and HBO therapy.
Verband Deutscher Druckkammerzentren e.V.
The association of German hyperbaric chamber centres membership is made up of active providers of hyperbaric oxygen therapy and hyperbaric chamber centres. The association represents the interests of hyperbaric therapy centres in Germany and specifies the guidelines for treatment with hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO). This organisation provides contact data on medical specialist groups and patient information about HBO and the further development of therapy options as well as a listing of contact addresses of hyperbaric chambers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
European Underwater and Baromedical Society
The European Underwater and Baromedical Society (EUBS) is dedicated to the European-wide research and promotion of underwater and baromedical applications as well as related scientific disciplines. The objective is to disseminate hyperbaric medical knowledge and help spread latest scientific information. Events and congresses organised by EUBS provide scientists and practitioners in underwater and hyperbaric medicine with a forum for regular exchange of scientific know-how and new experience. The guidelines on HBO therapy and hyperbaric chamber safety are updated and published on an annual basis.