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Massive air embolism in a neonate with respiratory distress.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1107768     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The occurrence of massive air embolism in a neonate during treatment with intermittent positive-pressure respiration and positive end expiratory pressure is reported as a note of caution. It is possible that this complication may indeed be more common. Careful post-mortem examinations (including radiological examinations) are advocated in order that the true incidence of this devastating event shall be known.
Authors:
D J Henderson-Smart
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Medical journal of Australia     Volume:  2     ISSN:  0025-729X     ISO Abbreviation:  Med. J. Aust.     Publication Date:  1975 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-03-11     Completed Date:  1976-03-11     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0400714     Medline TA:  Med J Aust     Country:  AUSTRALIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  641-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Embolism, Air / etiology*
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Newborn, Diseases / etiology*
Intermittent Positive-Pressure Breathing / adverse effects
Male
Positive-Pressure Respiration / adverse effects*
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Newborn / therapy*

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