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Respiratory 

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Respiratory
Author(s):

Anthony Edey

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199238439.003.0005
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date: 19 June 2019

Pulmonary thromboembolism 84

Pneumothorax 90

Pneumonia 94

Pleural effusion 98

Chest trauma 102

Line and tube positioning 106

Foreign body inhalation 108

Acute lung injury and ARDS 110

Annual incidence 60–70 cases per 100 000.

50% of these develop in hospital or long-term care....

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