Points: Hyperbaric oxygen in treatment of carbon monoxide poisoning

S. Kumar
1984 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
1315 but no obstructing lesion or other abnormality were found. He had an uneventful recovery. Acute pseudo-obstruction of the large bowel is a recognised, potentially fatal, clinical syndrome.' The mechanism is unknown, but the condition may be associated with serious pathology inside or outside the abdomen.'-3 Our experience suggests that pulmonary thromboembolism may lead to this condition. 1 Addison NV. Pseudo-obstruction of the large bowel. Y R Soc Med 1983;76:252-5. 2 Stephens FO. The
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