Pain management for blunt thoracic trauma: A joint practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma and Trauma Anesthesiology Society

@article{Galvagno2016PainMF,
  title={Pain management for blunt thoracic trauma: A joint practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma and Trauma Anesthesiology Society},
  author={Samuel M. Galvagno and Charles E. Smith and Albert J. Varon and Erik A. Hasenboehler and Shahnaz Sultan and G. Shaefer and Kathleen B. To and Adam D. Fox and Darrell E R Alley and Michael Ditillo and Bellal A. Joseph and Bryce R. H. Robinson and Elliott R. Haut},
  journal={Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={81},
  pages={936–951}
}
INTRODUCTION Thoracic trauma is the second most prevalent nonintentional injury in the United States and is associated with significant morbidity. Analgesia for blunt thoracic trauma was first addressed by the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST) with a practice management guideline published in 2005. Since that time, it was hypothesized that there have been advances in the analgesic management for blunt thoracic trauma. As a result, updated guidelines for this topic using the… 
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