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Death due to air injected into the viens - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I have an assignment for a mystery writing class. I've been trying to get information for the question that I have drawn. I need to know whether or not someone can die from having air injected into their veins. If it is 100% lethal. How much time it takes. And where point of entry must be. I have to write a senerio based on this information. Can you assist? I've been trying to find information and cannot find anything.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You need at least 5 ml of Air to produce an air embolism
Doctor :   Please provide these details-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height.
Doctor :   Are you with me?
User :   Yes. Trying to think.
User :   Try female. Secretary. Married. I don't know, 5 foot 7 and around 130 lbs.
Doctor :   Can you mention your age?
Doctor :   I mean your detials.
Doctor :   details
User :   The age of my victim in the story or my age?
Doctor :   Your age and your particulars.
Doctor :   Even the above details

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