Chest trauma: Approach and management

John H Calhoon, F. L. Grover, J. K. Trinkle

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Abstract

A synopsis of both blunt and penetrating thoracic trauma, this article outlines an approach to management for injuries to the lung, heart, esophagus, tracheobronchial tree, diaphragm, and major thoracic vessels. Also outlined are the management of rib fractures, scapula fractures, sternal fractures, and, in particular, flail chest with associated pulmonary contusion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)55-67
Number of pages13
JournalClinics in Chest Medicine
Volume13
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1992

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Thorax
Flail Chest
Rib Fractures
Scapula
Contusions
Wounds and Injuries
Lung Injury
Diaphragm
Esophagus
Lung

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  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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Calhoon, J. H., Grover, F. L., & Trinkle, J. K. (1992). Chest trauma: Approach and management. Clinics in Chest Medicine, 13(1), 55-67.

Chest trauma : Approach and management. / Calhoon, John H; Grover, F. L.; Trinkle, J. K.

In: Clinics in Chest Medicine, Vol. 13, No. 1, 1992, p. 55-67.

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Calhoon, JH, Grover, FL & Trinkle, JK 1992, 'Chest trauma: Approach and management', Clinics in Chest Medicine, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 55-67.
Calhoon, John H ; Grover, F. L. ; Trinkle, J. K. / Chest trauma : Approach and management. In: Clinics in Chest Medicine. 1992 ; Vol. 13, No. 1. pp. 55-67.
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