Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-03-03
Received: 28 January 2018
Revised: 13 February 2018
Accepted: 14 February 2018
First Online: 3 March 2018
Compliance with ethical standards
: None of the authors have any conflict of interest to disclose.
: No authors have any financial disclosures.
: The lead author affirms that the manuscript is an honest, accurate, and transparent account of the study being reported; that no important aspects of the study have been omitted; and that any discrepancies from the study as planned have been explained.
: No additional data available.
: This is a retrospective study describing the presentation and management of clinical cases. Individual patient consent has proved a significant issue in this case series in that many were not contactable to consent (contact details changed, no next of kin, no GP information). Such are the risks to young people using nitrous oxide, we felt that fully anonymising all information would allow for presentation of important clinical data whilst being impossible to identify any individual case.