CECIL K. DRINKER
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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.
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DRINKER CK. The Treatment of Acute Asphyxia(The Treatment of Acute Asphyxia*). Ann Intern Med. 1929;3:569–571. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-3-6-569
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;3(6):569-571.
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