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A case report of inadvertent intranasal submucosal injection of concentrated epinephrine with no long-term sequelae

Karlyn Powell
DOI: 10.5603/AIT.a2018.0033
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Pubmed: 30284716
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Anaesthesiol Intensive Ther 2018;50(4):321-322.

open access

Vol 50, No 4 (2018)
Letters to editor
Published online: 2018-10-02
Submitted: 2018-08-20
Accepted: 2018-09-18

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Keywords

concentrated epinephrine, errors, local, topical, safety

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Title

A case report of inadvertent intranasal submucosal injection of concentrated epinephrine with no long-term sequelae

Journal

Anaesthesiology Intensive Therapy

Issue

Vol 50, No 4 (2018)

Pages

321-322

Published online

2018-10-02

DOI

10.5603/AIT.a2018.0033

Pubmed

30284716

Bibliographic record

Anaesthesiol Intensive Ther 2018;50(4):321-322.

Keywords

concentrated epinephrine
errors
local
topical
safety

Authors

Karlyn Powell

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