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Thoracic trauma, emergencies, and special cases

Edited by Jonathan N. Wilkinson, Stephen H. Pennefather and Robert A. McCahon

in Thoracic Anaesthesia

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199563098
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726255 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199563098.003.0009

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Thoracic trauma, emergencies, and special cases

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General approach to thoracic trauma - Laryngo-tracheal trauma - Tracheo-bronchial trauma - Pneumothorax - Traumatic cardiac tamponade - Flail chest - Massive haemothorax - Massive pulmonary haemorrhage - Haemorrhagic shock - Blunt thoracic trauma - Gunshot, stabbing, and impaling injuries - Great vessel injury - Pulmonary artery rupture - Ruptured diaphragm - Superior vena cava obstruction - Extra corporeal life support (ECLS) - Bronchial carcinoid tumours - Oesophageal rupture and perforation

Chapter.  18789 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anaesthetics

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