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Torso injury

Edited by Philip Downing

in Emergencies in Adult Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199226573
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597604 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199226573.003.0039

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Torso injury

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Differential diagnosis - Introduction - Aortic rupture - Cardiac tamponade - Flail chest - Gastrointestinal tract injuries - Haemothorax - Pelvic fractures - Pulmonary contusion - Bladder and urethra injury - Hepatic injury - Myocardial contusion - Obvious open wound - Pancreatic injury - Pneumothorax - Renal trauma - Rib fractures - Splenic injury - Sternal fractures

Chapter.  3093 words. 

Subjects: Nursing Skills

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