Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Hydrocarbon Inhalation Treatment

General measures for the treatment of hydrocarbon inhalation usually include oxygen, rest, cardiac monitoring, intravenous fluids, antibiotics, respiratory therapy, and bronchodilators to reverse wheezing. Anticonvulsant medications may be required to control seizures.

Treatment options for hydrocarbon inhalation may include:

Hydrocarbon Inhalation Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat hydrocarbon inhalation:

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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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