Relief of imminent respiratory failure from upper airway obstruction by use of helium-oxygen: a case series and brief review

Acad Emerg Med. 1999 Sep;6(9):953-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.1999.tb01247.x.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Administration, Inhalation
  • Aged
  • Airway Obstruction / complications*
  • Airway Obstruction / diagnosis
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Emergency Service, Hospital
  • Female
  • Helium / administration & dosage*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Oxygen / administration & dosage*
  • Respiratory Insufficiency / etiology
  • Respiratory Insufficiency / therapy*
  • Treatment Outcome

Substances

  • Helium
  • heliox
  • Oxygen