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1.  Dangers of placement of narrow bore nasogastric feeding tubes. 
Three complications of the use of narrow bore nasogastric feeding tubes are described. Clinical tests to determine correct placement are noted to be unreliable and the importance of radiological confirmation is stressed. A number of suggestions are made for safe use of these tubes.
PMCID: PMC2498498  PMID: 3111340
4.  Airway fire during tracheostomy: prevention strategies for surgeons and anaesthetists. 
Airway fires are an uncommon but real and devastating complication of tracheostomy. One such fire in a 31-year-old man is described. Surgical fires are discussed, and 15 reported cases of tracheostomy fire are reviewed. A tracheostomy protocol, adopted by our department and designed to avoid this life-threatening complication, is described. Surgeons and anaesthetists involved in tracheostomy must understand the fire hazard and how to avoid it.
PMCID: PMC2503679  PMID: 11777128

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