Primary Blast Injuries—An Updated Concise Review

@article{Yeh2012PrimaryBI,
  title={Primary Blast Injuries—An Updated Concise Review},
  author={Daniel Yeh and William P. Schecter},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={36},
  pages={966-972}
}
Blast injuries have been increasing in the civilian setting and clinicians need to understand the spectrum of injury and management strategies. Multisystem trauma associated with combined blunt and penetrating injuries is the rule. Explosions in closed spaces increase the likelihood of primary blast injury. Rupture of tympanic membranes is an inaccurate marker for severe primary blast injury. Blast lung injury manifests early and should be managed with lung-protective ventilation. Blast brain… CONTINUE READING
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