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House Proceeding 07-10-09 on Jul 10th, 2009 :: 1:35:55 to 1:38:25
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Pete Sessions

1:35:48 to 1:36:08( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: physicians, ph.d.'s, scientists, government officials, and our service men and women. the department of defense, the department of veterans' affairs, all regarding the treatment of t.b.i. with hyperbaric therapy being availae to them. over the past year i've seen a multitude of evidence from

Pete Sessions

1:35:55 to 1:38:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Pete Sessions

Pete Sessions

1:36:09 to 1:36:31( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: numerous cases that show substantial progress in brain function of our injured soldiers after treatment with hyperbaric oxygen. as we speak today, veterans all across our country are suffering from t.b.i. and they're in the process of receiving hyperbaric perpy from private physicians

Pete Sessions

1:36:32 to 1:36:54( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: with amazing -- therapy from private physicians with amazing results. many of these soldiers who could not hold a job or properly care for their families, they sometimes can't even leave their own bed, or others who have suicidal tendencies have returned to active dut employment, school and perhaps more importantly, to the life of their own families.

Pete Sessions

1:36:55 to 1:37:15( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: these results have led me to believe in the promising potential of healing our brain injured soldiers suffering from t.b.i. and ptsd. the defense center on excellence for psychological health and traumatic brain injury under the command of brigadier general sutton is conducting a study

Pete Sessions

1:37:16 to 1:37:39( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: into hyperbaric therapy for the treatment of t.b.i. and it is scheduled to be delivered with those results on or about december of 2010. i have highly encouraged my colleagues to join me over the last few months in engaging with general sutton and the department of defense on this promising new application of

Pete Sessions

1:37:40 to 1:38:01( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: hyperbarrack therapy -- hyperbaric therapy. my amendment today is very simple. it asks for the v.a. to submit a report on their current and planned use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy and by knowing today how it's used, we can have a greater understanding of how we can assist our injured veterans tomorrow. so we're asking, how the v.a. uses it today, where those

Pete Sessions

1:38:02 to 1:38:23( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: facilities are, so that we can be prepared to work when the department of defense has their answer available soon to where we then coincide that with the veterans who are home with us today. moum madam speaker, i want to say that -- madam speaker, i want to say that the gentleman from texas, mr. edwards, the gentleman from tennessee, mr. watch, both engaged any -- wamp,

Pete Sessions

1:38:24 to 1:38:26( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: bo engaged me yesterday on this amendment.

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