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Approach to Pneumothorax in Emergency Department [Med J Islamic World Acad Sci]
Med J Islamic World Acad Sci. 2015; 23(3): 98-107

Approach to Pneumothorax in Emergency Department

Mahmut Tokur1, Mehmet Ergin2, Mustafa Demiröz3, Muhammed Sayan1, Hüseyin Arpağ4
1Department of Thoracic Surgery, Medicine School, Sutcu Imam University, Kahramanmaraş, Turkey.
2Department of Emergency Medicine, Medicine School, Necmettin Erbakan University, Meram, Konya, Turkey.
3Department of Thoracic Surgery, Tr Of Ministry Of Health Ataturk Chest Disease And Thoracic Surgery Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.
4Department of Chest Diseases, Medicine School, Sutcu Imam University, Kahramanmaraş, Turkey.

Pneumothorax is the collection of air in the pleural space. Most of these patients are admitted to emergency services first. If pneumothorax is left untreated, it can progress to a life-threatening clinical condition. All emergency physicians must have a detailed knowledge about it and its treatment.

Keywords: Emergency department, pneumothorax, urgent treatment


Mahmut Tokur, Mehmet Ergin, Mustafa Demiröz, Muhammed Sayan, Hüseyin Arpağ. Approach to Pneumothorax in Emergency Department. Med J Islamic World Acad Sci. 2015; 23(3): 98-107

Corresponding Author: Mehmet Ergin, Türkiye


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