Smoke inhalation injury

Inhalation of the thermal, gaseous, or particulate products of combustion Pulmonary injury due to inhalation of the thermal, gaseous, or particulate products of combustion is the most common cause of death in fire injury victims. Two major types of lung injury are observed: thermal injury of the airways and inhalation of gaseous or particulate matter. … Continue reading “Smoke inhalation injury”

What is in a cigarette ?

What is a cigarette? Most substances that have stimulant qualities, including the nicotine in cigarettes, produce brief feelings of improvement in mood. Once a person is addicted, smoking usually suppresses symptoms of withdrawal, which the smoker then associates with feeling relaxed.Smoking a cigarette A cigarette is a small cylinder of finely cut tobacco leaves rolled … Continue reading “What is in a cigarette ?”