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Imitating Mickey Mouse can be dangerous

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7237.732/a (Published 18 March 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:732
  1. Deborah Josefson
  1. San Francisco

    Inhaling helium to produce an amusing squeaky voice (a favourite game for children in the United States and Europe) may not be the innocuous party trick it seems, according to emergency medicine physicians at the Wesley Center for Hyperbaric Medicine in Brisbane, Australia (Annals of Emergency Medicine 2000;35:300-3).

    Simon Mitchell and colleagues report the case of a previously healthy 27 …

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