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Letters Value of video clips

Useful in acute upper airway obstruction in children

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: (Published 01 November 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:899
  1. Graham A M Wilson, consultant paediatric anaesthetist1,
  2. Thomas Engelhardt, consultant paediatric anaesthetist1,
  3. Bruno Marciniak, staff anaesthetist2
  1. 1Royal Aberdeen Children's Hospital, Aberdeen AB25 2ZN
  2. 2Clinique d'Anesthesie Reanimation de l'Hopital Jeanne de Flandre, CHRU Lille, 59037 Lille Cedex, France
  1. graham.wilson{at}

    Ashworth argues that mobile phone video footage is useful when treating sick children.1 We know of two recent cases in which such video footage provided by parents was valuable in the diagnosis and treatment of upper airway obstruction.

    A previously healthy 2.5 year old boy was …

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