Do junior doctors know where to insert chest drains safely?

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BACKGROUND The safe insertion of a chest drain is a skill doctors across specialties require. Incorrect placement can lead to significant morbidity and even mortality. METHODS This audit surveyed junior doctors working in a teaching hospital about their specialty and level of experience with intercostal drains. They were then asked to mark on a photograph… (More)

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@article{Griffiths2005DoJD, title={Do junior doctors know where to insert chest drains safely?}, author={John R. Griffiths and Nicola D. Roberts}, journal={Postgraduate medical journal}, year={2005}, volume={81 957}, pages={456-8} }