Spontaneous pneumothorax

@article{Bintcliffe2014SpontaneousP,
  title={Spontaneous pneumothorax},
  author={O. Bintcliffe and N. Maskell},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={348}
}
  • O. Bintcliffe, N. Maskell
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
  • Pneumothorax describes the presence of gas within the pleural space, between the lung and the chest wall. It remains a globally important health problem, with considerable associated morbidity and healthcare costs. Without prompt management pneumothorax can, occasionally, be fatal. Current research may in the future lead to more patients receiving ambulatory outpatient management. This review explores the epidemiology and causes of pneumothorax and discusses diagnosis, evidence basedmanagement… CONTINUE READING
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