Recently in the emergency department: chest x-ray of a repeatedly resuscitated object

Wolfgang Lederer, Martin Breiteneder, Michael Rieger and Christoph J Schlimp
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (11): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2007.tb01484.x
Published online: 3 December 2007

“Kelly Laerdal”, age unknown, but repeatedly resuscitated, was scheduled for a chest x-ray to investigate the metallic contents of the thorax, with the aim of understanding why resuscitation manikins might differ in their susceptibility to electromagnetic interference in electrocardiogram recording.1

  • Wolfgang Lederer1
  • Martin Breiteneder2
  • Michael Rieger1
  • Christoph J Schlimp3

  • 1 Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria.
  • 2 Austrian Red Cross, Innsbruck Division, Innsbruck, Austria.
  • 3 Trauma Hospital Klagenfurt, Klagenfurt, Austria.



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