Venous air embolism: Clinical and experimental considerations

  title={Venous air embolism: Clinical and experimental considerations},
  author={Steven Orebaugh},
  journal={Critical Care Medicine},
  • S. Orebaugh
  • Published 1 August 1992
  • Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
ObjectiveTo examine the existing literature concerning venous air embolism. Causes, patho-physiology, and management are emphasized. Data SourcesThe literature that was reviewed was retrieved from the MEDLINE System under the headings “venous air embolism,” “air embolism,” “therapy of air embolism,” “etiology of venous air embolism,” and “pathophysiology of venous air embolism” for the years 1970 to 1991. A manual search, derived from the references of these papers, was performed to obtain… 
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