CECIL K. DRINKER
This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.
The subject I have to speak about is one of which I have had an exceptional chance during the past five or six years to become familiar with, and one which in its acute aspects the medical profession usually meets after something or other has been done by laymen.
Acute asphyxiations in the registration area of the United States cause about 14,000 deaths a year. The principal conditions in which acute asphyxia occurs are drowning, which makes almost 7,000 of these deaths, carbon monoxide poisoning, which makes about 6,000 more, and electric shock, which completes the total.
I want to
DRINKER CK. The Treatment of Acute Asphyxia1. Ann Intern Med. 1929;3:569–571. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-3-6-569
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;3(6):569-571.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2018 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use