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Tips and tricks in the management of pneumothorax: An update

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Pneumothorax is the abnormal collection of air in the pleural space. This can occur spontaneously, following trauma to the chest or as a side effect of a medical procedure. In most of the times, diagnosing pneumothorax is feasible via a standard chest radiograph. The management strategies for pneumothorax vary from watchful observation to medical and/ or surgical intervention. At initial management, the necessity of drainage of the pleural air is dictated by the symptoms a patient is exhibiti...

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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; NDM Experimental Medicine
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University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
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NDM; NDM Experimental Medicine
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European Respiratory Society
Publisher:
Edizioni Minerva Medica
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Volume:
56
Issue:
4
Pages:
235-248
Publication date:
2017-10-20
Acceptance date:
2017-06-13
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1827-1723
ISSN:
0026-4954
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746996
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2018-04-07

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