Accession Number:

ADA551997

Title:

Trauma Reports. Volume 12, Number 6, November/December 2011

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

NAVAL MEDICAL CENTER PORTSMOUTH VA

Report Date:

2011-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE