Tag: Tension Pneumothorax

Optimal Needle Position for Decompression of Tension Pneumothorax

Background:¬†Tension Pneumothorax (TP) can occur as a potentially life-threatening complication of chest trauma. With the risk of respiratory and cardiac arrest, an immediate temporizing intervention for this condition is required by direct Needle Decompression (ND). In 2018, the Advanced Trauma …

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