Trauma Reports. Volume 12, Number 6, November/December 2011
NAVAL MEDICAL CENTER PORTSMOUTH VA
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Pulmonary contusions are a frequent complication of chest trauma and may have serious morbidity and mortality associated with them. Early recognition, aggressive management, and a targeted diagnostic approach may optimize outcomes for these patients. The authors present a concise, comprehensive review of the current status of identification and management of pulmonary contusions.
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