High-pressure injection injuries
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High-pressure injection injuries

Ian Loveday Emergency care practitioner, Derby City Primary Care Trust

IAN LOVEDAY says that high-pressure injection injuries should be treated as surgical emergencies and that emergency nurses must be able therefore to recognise the signs

High-pressure injection injuries are caused by the accidental injection of fluid from high-pressure industrial equipment such as hydraulic systems or paint spraying devices.

Emergency Nurse. 15, 7, 22-23. doi: 10.7748/en2007.11.15.7.22.c6253

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