Clinical Image, J Clin Image Case Rep Vol: 3 Issue: 1
Smoking on Long Term Oxygen Therapy
North Middlesex University Hospital, Sterling Way, London, UK
*Corresponding Author: Narek Sargsyan
North Middlesex University Hospital, Sterling Way, London N18 1QX, United Kingdom
E-mail: [email protected]
Received: August 27, 2019 Accepted: September 13, 2019 Published: September 20, 2019
Citation: Sargsyan N (2019) Smoking on Long Term Oxygen Therapy. J Clin Image Case Rep 3:1.
A 78-year-old male presented to the emergency department with severe full thickness burns to his face, hands and back. During the course of receiving oxygen therapy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, he placed the oxygen mask on his head in order to allow him to smoke a cigarette, which resulted in an explosion.