Management of a respiratory emergency in the Antarctic winter: A case of foreign body aspiration
Coldron, Joanna. 2007 Management of a respiratory emergency in the Antarctic winter: A case of foreign body aspiration. Wilderness and Environmental Medicine, 18 (2). 120-126. 10.1580/06-WEME-CR-017R2.1Full text not available from this repository. (Request a copy)
We report on a case of left main bronchus occlusion by an inhaled foreign body at a remote Antarctic scientific base during the austral winter. We present the dilemmas of on-site treatment and the challenges of aeromedical evacuation from such a remote environment.
|Programmes:||BAS Programmes > Other Special Projects|
|Additional Keywords:||Antarctic regions; aeromedical evacuation; foreign bodies; bronchi|
|NORA Subject Terms:||Management
|Date made live:||18 Feb 2011 14:50|
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