Inhalation injury

D. D. Trunkey

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Pulmonary damage due to smoke inhalation and CO poisoning is thought to be the leading cause of death, in victims of fire. This article synthesizes the information available on smoke inhalation including pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1133-1140
Number of pages8
JournalSurgical Clinics of North America
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1978

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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