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Airway injuries 

Airway injuries
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Airway injuries
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10.1093/med/9780199602674.003.0042
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date: 13 November 2019

Introduction 130

What constitutes an airway injury? 131

How might an airway injury present? 132

Managing airway injuries 134

Life-threatening airway injuries are very rare. However, it is important to be aware that they are significantly more frequent in those sports in which blunt or crush trauma can occur, e.g. a clothes-line tackle in rugby, or blows from the fists or feet in martial art disciplines, or those that involve high speed projectiles, e.g. hockey (stick or ball)....

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