Published Online: 1 March 1988
Page Count: 7
Director of pathology, St. Joseph Riverside Hospital, Warren, OH
(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.
Paper ID: JFS11951J