Published Online: 1 March 1988
Page Count: 7
Asphyxial Deaths as a Result of Aspiration of Dental Appliances: A Report of Three Cases
Director of pathology,
St. Joseph Riverside Hospital,
(Received 26 March 1987; accepted 2 June 1987)
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.
pathology and biology, asphyxia, prosthetic devices, dental appliances
Paper ID: JFS11951J
Title Asphyxial Deaths as a Result of Aspiration of Dental Appliances: A Report of Three Cases
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