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either of two saclike respiratory organs in the chest of vertebrates
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Matot et al., "Blast lung
injury from an explosion on a civilian bus," Chest, vol.
The interstitial changes of blast lung
can lead to acute respiratory distress syndrome.
Scientists hope to develop a test for blast lung
- the most common cause of death among survivors of explosions.
To address this concern, CDC has added the fact sheet, "Blast Lung
Injury: What Clinicians Need to Know" to the Mass Trauma Preparedness and Response page on the CDC website (http://www.bt.cdc.gov/masstrauma/index.asp).
may present initially with signs and symptoms of apnea, bradycardia, and hypotension, but has been reported as late as 48 hours following the explosion.