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Thoracic Procedures

Guy Jackson, Neil Soni and Christopher Whiten

in Practical Procedures in Anaesthesia and Critical Care

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780199573028
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753398 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199573028.003.0005

Series: Oxford Speciality Training

Thoracic Procedures

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This chapter describes thoracic procedures, including needle thoracostomy for chest aspiration, intercostal drain insertion, pericardiocentesis, and external temporary cardiac pacing (transcutaneous pacing).

Chapter.  4066 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anaesthetics ; Critical Care

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