Cardiac arrest and chewing gum — an unfortunate combination

Angus G Thompson, Shakeeb Razak and Rohan Jayasinghe
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (11): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2007.tb01453.x
Published online: 3 December 2007

To the Editor: We report a case of successful resuscitation after cardiac arrest associated with obstruction of the airway by chewing gum.

  • Angus G Thompson1
  • Shakeeb Razak2
  • Rohan Jayasinghe3

  • 1 Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, WA.
  • 2 Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, WA.
  • 3 Gold Coast Hospital, Gold Coast, QLD.


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