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Ultrasound for Detection of Pneumothorax

Typically, the initial evaluation of blunt trauma patients involves a supine anteroposterior (AP) chest x-ray (CXR) which has a poor sensitivity for the detection of pneumothorax (PTX), and has been¬†reported as low as 20%¬†– 48%. Following the CXR computed tomography …

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Thoracic and Respiratory

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