Advantages of Cardiopulmonary Ultrasound in Post-Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Tension Pneumothorax.

Abstract

Tension pneumothorax is a life-threatening condition that frequently occurs in the setting of cardiopulmonary resuscitation as a result of positive pressure ventilation and chest compressions. Developing crepitus due to subcutaneous air can severely limit pleural ultrasound (US) views and hinder the diagnosis of pneumothorax by pleural US. Physicians… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/jum.14437

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@article{Lanks2017AdvantagesOC, title={Advantages of Cardiopulmonary Ultrasound in Post-Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Tension Pneumothorax.}, author={Charles W Lanks and Vanessa Cavaleiro Corr{\^e}a}, journal={Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine}, year={2017} }