Asphyxial Deaths as a Result of Aspiration of Dental Appliances: A Report of Three Cases

    Volume 33, Issue 2 (March 1988)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Published Online: 1 March 1988

    Page Count: 7


    Adelman, HC
    Director of pathology, St. Joseph Riverside Hospital, Warren, OH

    (Received 26 March 1987; accepted 2 June 1987)

    Abstract

    Three cases of asphyxial deaths as a result of aspiration of dental appliances are presented. The possible association of this condition with resuscitative effort and patient debilitation is discussed. A recommendation to improve diagnosis and facilitate resuscitation is offered.


    Paper ID: JFS11951J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11951J

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