Barotrauma refers to damage to lung tissue from excessive pressures; for clinical purposes it refers to extra-alveolar gas.


Valsalva Manoeuvre Cardiac Tamponade Subcutaneous Emphysema Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Safety Valve 
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