Title: Risk Assessment Guide For Installation and Operation of Clinical Hyperbaric Facilities (5th Edition Revised)
Author: Francois Burman, Pr. Eng, MSc.
Publisher: International ATMO, Inc., San Antonio, Texas
Editions: 2010, 2nd Edition 2001, 3rd Edition 2002, 4th Edition 2006, 5th Edition 2010, 5th Edition First Revision 2013, 5th Edition Second Revision 2015.
Francois Burman, a Professional Engineer with considerable expertise in hyperbaric facilities, has provided healthcare professionals with the definitive document for assessing risk associated with installing and operating a clinical hyperbaric facility. Doctor Frans Cronje, President of the Southern African Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Association and Medical Director of a wound care and hyperbaric medicine practice, has edited the work to ensure its clinical applicability. For convenience to the reader, separate Risk Assessment Guides are provided for both monoplace and multiplace facilities.
Author: Francois Burman, Pr. Eng., MSc.
Francois Burman is a registered Professional Engineer from Cape Town, South Africa. His background includes serving as an officer in the South African navy and working as an engineer and senior manager with the Atomic Energy Corporation of South Africa. In 1994, he entered the field of hyperbaric medicine. He is an international consultant on energy engineering and a safety consultant in diving and hyperbaric medicine. He also conducts safety surveys of hyperbaric facilities and lectures on hyperbaric safety courses. Francois holds a BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering and a MSc degree in Medical Sciences (Baromedicine).