Comment on Assessment of Aspiration-Induced lung Injuries among Acute Drug Poisoning Patients; Loghman Hakim Hospital, Poisoning center

Raghuraman M.S.

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Abstract

I found one article on the website of IJMTFM, which had studied the consequences of aspiration of gastric contents in acute poisoning patients (1). It was informative. Unfortunately, there are some errors in that article, which I would like to bring to your kind attention.

Keywords

Aspiration, Vomiting, Radiological features.

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