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J Accid Emerg Med. 1995 Jun;12(2):134-7.

Chainsaw penetrating neck injury.

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Department of Emergency Medicine, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Queensland, Australia.

Abstract

A case of chainsaw injury to the neck is described. Previous reports in the English language are exceedingly rare. A brief discussion of safety features on chain saws is followed by a review of selective vs. mandatory surgical exploration in penetrating neck trauma, including the role of ancillary diagnostic tests.

PMID:
7582411
PMCID:
PMC1342553
DOI:
10.1136/emj.12.2.134
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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