Arterial air embolism

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f5237 (Published 04 September 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f5237
  1. Antonio Albaladejo-Serrano, specialist in anaesthetics1,
  2. Irene Faura-Núñez, consultant anaesthetist2,
  3. Clara Morales-Muñoz, specialist in anaesthetics3
  1. 1Department of Anaesthetics, Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, Basingstoke RG24 9NA, UK
  2. 2Department of Anaesthetics, Hospital Santa Lucia, Cartagena, Spain
  3. 3Department of Anaesthetics, Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester, UK
  1. antoniopalbaladejo{at}gmail.com

A patient, who had been admitted to intensive care after surgery, complained of the acute onset …

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