The clinician's perspective on pneumothorax management.

  title={The clinician's perspective on pneumothorax management.},
  author={Michael Heinrich Baumann and Charlie Strange},
  volume={112 3},
OBJECTIVE We sought to determine the current practice habits among clinicians treating spontaneous pneumothorax and bronchopleural fistula. METHODS Practice habits were determined by a randomized postal survey of 3,000 American College of Chest Physicians members. Group comparisons are performed by chi2 analysis with p<0.05 being significant. RESULTS Four hundred nine respondents (13.6%) included 176 practicing pulmonologists (43.0%), 67 academic pulmonologists (16.4%), 102 thoracic… CONTINUE READING


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