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Air embolism


Vascular air embolism is the entrainment of air (or exogenously delivered gas) from the operative field or other communications with the environment into the venous or arterial vasculature, producing systemic effects [1].


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1. Cook LS. (2013) Infusion-related air embolism. J Infus Nurs; 36(1): 26-36

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