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A previously healthy 72-year-old man was hospitalised for injuries sustained during a fall after taking sleep medication. His mental status deteriorated, and he demonstrated a Glasgow Coma Scale score of 8. He was tachypnoeic and hypoxic due to right-sided flail chest and multiple rib fractures. He was intubated and sedated with propofol at 160 mg/hour. His …
Contributors AK looked after the patient, wrote the manuscript and approved the submission of the manuscript.
Funding The author has not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
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