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Life-threatening emergencies in custody 

Life-threatening emergencies in custody
Life-threatening emergencies in custody

Jonathan P. Wyatt

, Tim Squires

, Guy Norfolk

, and Jason Payne-James

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date: 13 August 2020

Approach to life-threatening emergencies 218

Airway obstruction 220

Choking 224

Near hanging 226

Tension pneumothorax 227

Respiratory arrest 228

The recovery position 229

Cardiac arrest in custody 230

Modified advanced life support 232

Shock 236

Epileptic fit 238

The unconscious patient 239

Suspected meningitis 240...

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