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flail chest

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

Published in print January 2007 | ISBN: 9780192807021
Published online January 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780191726736
flail chest

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A condition describing the destruction of the structure of the chest wall caused by multiple rib fractures.

Reference Entry.  19 words. 

Subjects: Policing

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