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inhalation

i nuh lay shuhn

  • n  the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing
  • n  a medication to be taken by inhaling it

  • If a passenger lives through impact, the most serious danger is smoke or toxic inhalation.
  • That would mean most of the inhalation cases are directly traceable to that one letter and its miles-long trail of virulent bacteria.
  • After surviving the impact, 20 passengers and two crew members died as a result of smoke inhalation as they waited to leave at the overwing exit.
News & Articles

  • Laughing Gas Sedation Not Linked To Heart Attacks: Study
    Nitrous oxide, commonly known as laughing gas, is a widely used inhalation anesthetic agent in the United States. In recent years, questions have been raised concerning its safety - with some studies suggesting that the nitrous oxide anesthesia may raise the risk of a heart attack during and after surgery. But a new study suggests that the nitrous oxide sedation fears may be unfounded.
    June 20, 2013 - RTT News
  • Apartment building burns in Hancock Co.
    A firefighter suffered smoke inhalation Tuesday afternoon while fighting a fire at an apartment building in Hancock County. Read more at www.WISHTV.com
    June 18, 2013 - WISH-TV Indianapolis
  • Eight Injured In Fire At S.F. General Construction Site
    A one-alarm fire broke out this morning inside an elevator shaft at San Francisco General Hospital, leaving seven construction workers and one firefighter with minor injuries and smoke inhalation. [ more › ]
    June 18, 2013 - SFist
Quotes

  • Tony Clement in Canada.com
    Clearly, we are on a slippery slope here. Already there are people saying injection sites are not enough, that government should give out heroin for free. Others are now calling for 'inhalation rooms' for people who smoke their drugs,Clement...
  • Mike Leavitt in Reuters South Africa
    We have stockpiled millions of doses of antibiotics -- enough to meet the needs of several large cities. But terrorists attack without warning, and many people could fall ill from inhalation anthrax before we get them the stockpiled drugs,...
  • Cyril Wecht in Centre Daily Times
    Former Allegheny County coroner Dr. Cyril Wecht, who performed the autopsies Sunday at his private firm in Pittsburgh, said the victims "died as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning, inhalation of smoke and thermal burn injury."

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