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Prehospital Needle Thoracostomy: EMS Research Episode4

by admin on February 13, 2011

Inadequate Needle Thoracostomy Rate in the Prehospital Setting for Presumed Pneumothorax
Michael Blaivas, MD
J Ultrasound Med 29:1285-1289

http://www.jultrasoundmed.org/cgi/content/abstract/29/9/1285

Panel:
Patrick Lickiss
Tim Noonan
Bill Toon
Harry Mueller

  • http://emsblogs.com/paramedicine101/2011/02/10/inadequate-needle-thoracostomy-rate-in-the-prehospital-setting-for-presumed-pneumothorax-an-ultrasound-study-full-paper/ Paramedicine 101

    Inadequate needle thoracostomy rate in the prehospital setting for presumed pneumothorax: an ultrasound study – Full paper…

    Should we assume that a tension pneumothorax is subtle? I don’t think so. Why do we teach about tension pneumothorax as if it is the same as an easily missed simple pneumothorax? I think it is because we don’t realize just how unsubtle a te…

  • http://emsblogs.com/roguemedic/2011/02/inadequate-needle-thoracostomy-rate-in-the-prehospital-setting-for-presumed-pneumothorax-an-ultrasound-study-full-paper/ Rogue Medic

    Inadequate needle thoracostomy rate in the prehospital setting for presumed pneumothorax: an ultrasound study – Full paper…

    Should we assume that a tension pneumothorax is subtle? I don’t think so. Why do we teach about tension pneumothorax as if it is the same as an easily missed simple pneumothorax? I think it is because we don’t realize just how unsubtle a te…

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