Fire-eater's lung

Boots, R. J. and Weedon, Z. J. (2008) Fire-eater's lung. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 36 3: 449-453.

Author Boots, R. J.
Weedon, Z. J.
Title Fire-eater's lung
Journal name Anaesthesia and Intensive Care   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0310-057X
1448-0271
Publication date 2008-05
Year available 2008
Sub-type Article (original research)
Volume 36
Issue 3
Start page 449
End page 453
Total pages 5
Place of publication Edgecliff, NSW, Australia
Publisher Australian Society of Anaesthetists
Collection year 2009
Language eng
Subject C1
920115 Respiratory System and Diseases (incl. Asthma)
110310 Intensive Care
Abstract Hydrocarbon aspiration from fire-eating can result in severe necrotising pneumonia with complex cyst formation and large pleural effusions. Despite this, there is usually minimal persistent lung injury. We report the progress of two clinical cases, one of whom is the first reported case of citronella oil aspiration.
Keyword Aspiration
Hydrocarbon
fire-eater
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collections: 2009 Higher Education Research Data Collection
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