Chapter

Thoracic trauma

Aneel Bhangu, Caroline Lee and Keith Porter

in Emergencies in Trauma

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199558643
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597635 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199558643.003.05

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Thoracic 							trauma

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Tension pneumothorax - Simple pneumothorax - Open pneumothorax - Haemothorax - Flail chest - Cardiac tamponade - Chest drain insertion - Tracheobronchial injury - Laryngeal injury - Pulmonary contusion - Cardiac contusion - Traumatic aortic disruption - Traumatic diaphragmatic injury - Oesophageal injury - Mediastinal penetrating injury - Simple rib fractures - Sternal fracture

Chapter.  4974 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Emergency Medicine

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