Management of thoracic trauma in emergency service: Analysis of 1139 cases


DÖNGEL İ., COŞKUN A., OZBAY S., Bayram M. , ATLI B.

PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.29, no.1, pp.58-63, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.12669/pjms.291.2704
  • Title of Journal : PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.58-63

Abstract

Objective: Thoracic trauma is a common cause of significant morbidity and mortality. This study presents a series of thoracic trauma with the aim to assess epidemiologic features, distribution of pathologies, additional systemic injuries, diagnosis, management and outcome.