Wooden chest

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Wooden chest is a rigidity of the chest following the administration of high doses of opioids during anaesthesia.[1]


  1. ^ Chambers, David; Huang, Christopher; Matthews, Gareth (2014). "Anaesthesia and the Lung". Basic Physiology for Anaesthetists (illustrated ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 107. ISBN 9781107637825. Retrieved 2015-01-31.