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Journal of Clinical Monitoring

, Volume 12, Issue 1, pp 75–77 | Cite as

Accidental pulmonary barotrauma: A tale of circuit dys-connects

  • D. John Doyle
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Keywords

Endotracheal Tube Ball Valve Toronto General Hospital Nasotracheal Tube Pulmonary Barotrauma 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. John Doyle
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  1. 1.Department of AnaesthesiaToronto General HospitalTorontoCanada

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