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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 102-104

Securing airway in a burn patient with inhalation injury – A narrow escape


1 Department of Anaesthesiology, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal
2 Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Sushma Koirala Memorial Hospital, Salambutar, Sankhu, Nepal

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Dr. Utsav Acharya
Department of Anaesthesiology, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu
Nepal
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DOI: 10.4103/ijb.ijb_16_19

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Inhaltion injury is one of the major determinants of the outcome, morbidity and mortality in burn patients. Early intervention to secure the airway in a suspected inhalation injury proves vital in the management and outcome of such patients. Failure to identify such cases will push the attending physicians into a vortex and the patients will succumb to the injury. High degree of suspicion and the ability to identify airway burns is a must for all physicians involved in the management of burn patients. Here we present a case of inhalation injury where airway management was delayed by a few hours due to technical and logistic issues, where in we had a very hard time securing the airway.


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