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Near Hanging

  • T. V. Ramakrishnan
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Abstract

All patients presenting with near hanging, irrespective of their initial presentation such as severe respiratory distress and/or severe neurological deficits, require aggressive resuscitation and management, as they usually recover completely.

Keywords

Pulmonary Oedema Aspiration Pneumonia Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome Subcutaneous Emphysema Neck Injury 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Accident and Emergency MedicineSri Ramachandra Medical College and Research InstituteChennaiIndia

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