Artifactual injuries of the larynx produced by resuscitative intubation.

@article{Raven1999ArtifactualIO,
  title={Artifactual injuries of the larynx produced by resuscitative intubation.},
  author={Kathleen Raven and Daniel Reay and Richard C Harruff},
  journal={The American journal of forensic medicine and pathology},
  year={1999},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={31-6}
}
Over a period of 9 months we examined a series of 50 deaths due to natural and unnatural causes in which there had been endotracheal intubation and chest compression during resuscitation at the scene or in the emergency department shortly before death. In 37 of 50 cases (74%) there were airway injuries directly resulting from the intubation procedure which… CONTINUE READING