Sand aspiration: a case report and review of the radiological features and management
Source: Anaesthesia, Volume 65, Number 8, August 2010 , pp. 848-854(7)
We report a case of severe sand aspiration in association with near-drowning, which led to respiratory failure secondary to the acute respiratory distress syndrome, necessitating mechanical ventilation, repeated therapeutic bronchoscopic lavage, and a stay in the intensive care unit that exceeded one month.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2010-08-01