Association of Tension Pneumothorax With Use of Small-Bore Chest Tubes in Patients Receiving Mechanical Ventilation

Behnia, Mehrdad M.; Garrett, Kitty
February 2004
Critical Care Nurse;Feb2004, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p64
Academic Journal
Presents a case report on the association of tension pneumothorax with use of small-bore chest tubes in patients receiving mechanical ventilation. Medical history of the patient; Medical and surgical procedure conducted on the patient; Limitations of small-bore chest tubes.


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