Importance of back blow maneuvers in a 6 month old patient with sudden upper airway obstruction

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Gencpinar, Pinar; Duman, Murat;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Turkish Journal of Emergency Medicine,volume 15,issue 4,pages177-178 (issn: 2452-2473, eissn: 2452-2473)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4882197, doi: 10.1016/j.tjem.2014.07.001
  • Subject: Upper airway obstruction | Case Report | Back blows maneuvers | Medical emergencies. Critical care. Intensive care. First aid | RC86-88.9 | Child
    mesheuropmc: human activities | otorhinolaryngologic diseases

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