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Drugs and Inhalational Injuries

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Senior Consultants

  • Prof Lim Tow Keang 
  • Dr Khoo Kay Leong


Consultants

  • Dr Amartya Mukhopadhyay  
  • Dr Gerald Chua Seng Wee 
  • Dr Khoo See Meng 
  • Dr Jason Phua 
  • Dr Chua Ai Ping 


Associate Consultants

  • Dr Low Seow Ping
  • Dr Felicia Teo

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Definition

The ingestion of many drugs and the inhalation of many noxious gases may cause lung injury and lead to difficulty in breathing and low levels of oxygen in the blood.

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Treatment and drugs

Treatment depends on the exact scenario, and sometimes involves the use of oxygen, antibiotics and/or steroids.

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