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Thoracic and neck trauma. Part four.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20869657     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Previous parts to this series on thoracic and neck trauma discussed the anatomy and physiology of the thorax, assessment and initial nursing interventions, imaging and adjuncts to diagnosis. Part 2 described specific chest wall and lung injuries, types of pneumothoraces and their diagnosis and management. Section 3 examined other types of thoracic injuries and their management, such as trauma to the diaphragm and heart. This final part provides a brief but concise overview of neck anatomy, trauma and management.
Caesar Ursic; Kate Curtis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2009-07-09
Journal Detail:
Title:  International emergency nursing     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1878-013X     ISO Abbreviation:  Int Emerg Nurs     Publication Date:  2010 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-09-27     Completed Date:  2011-01-20     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101472191     Medline TA:  Int Emerg Nurs     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  177-80     Citation Subset:  N    
Copyright Information:
Crown Copyright © 2010. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Liverpool Hospital, Sydney, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Emergency Nursing / methods
Emergency Treatment* / methods,  nursing
Neck / anatomy & histology*
Neck Injuries* / complications,  diagnosis,  therapy
Nurse's Role
Risk Factors
Wounds, Nonpenetrating* / complications,  diagnosis,  therapy
Wounds, Penetrating* / complications,  diagnosis,  therapy

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