TITLE

Artificial pneumothorax: tapping into a small bit of history

AUTHOR(S)
Rakovich, George
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/9/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 2, p179
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented on the history of clinical lessons. It mentions the technique of artificial pneumothorax which was introudced to induce a pneumothorax. It informs that old-fashioned lantern was used as a source of x-ray radiation. It discusses how nitrogen was injected into the chest through a needle pleurocentesis while inducing pneumothorax.
ACCESSION #
47997870

 

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