Survey of trauma surgeon practice of emergency department thoracotomy.

Abstract

BACKGROUND There continues to be significant debate in the trauma community regarding the indications for emergency department thoracotomy (EDT). Numerous studies have focused on the duration of arrest in EDT, whereas few have examined other factors that influence surgeon decision-making. We hypothesize that there is continued variability among surgeons in… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2015.10.031

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@article{Dennis2016SurveyOT, title={Survey of trauma surgeon practice of emergency department thoracotomy.}, author={Bradley M Dennis and Andrew J Medvecz and Oliver L. Gunter and Oscar Dean Guillamondegui}, journal={American journal of surgery}, year={2016}, volume={212 3}, pages={440-5} }