Thoracic Injuries At A Glance

Chest trauma caused about 25% of traumatic deaths in the United States. Many chest injuries cause death in the first minutes or hours after the trauma; they can be treated at the bedside with permanent or temporary measures that do not require advanced surgical training often. Etiology chest injuries can be the result of blunt or penetrating trauma. Among the major thoracic injuries include the following: damage to the aorta…

September 3, 2018