ETM Podcast Episode 11: Trauma Short – Open pneumothorax

Welcome to the first ETM Course Podcast Trauma Short – bite-sized easy to digest quick reviews of practical trauma topics. In this episode we review the new UK NICE Trauma Guideline recommendation for management of open pneumothorax.  In a nutshell, 3-sided dressings are out and occlusive dressings with close observation for development of tension pneumothorax (and/or insertion of a chest drain in ED) are in. Enjoy!


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