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Three cases of successful resuscitation after attempted suicide by hanging are described. Although all came in with profound unconsciousness, they made a full recovery with no residual dysfunction after resuscitation by intubation and ventilation for 12 h. Steroids and mannitol were not used. All patients were referred for psychiatric consultation before discharge from hospital.
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Accepted: October 20, 1993
© 1994 Published by Elsevier Inc.