Chest Trauma, Penetrating

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Etiology

  • Gunshot wounds or stab wounds most common
  • Impalement on a sharp object from a fall can occur.

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TY - ELEC T1 - Chest Trauma, Penetrating ID - 307551 Y1 - 2016 PB - 5-Minute Emergency Consult UR - https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/5-Minute_Emergency_Consult/307551/all/Chest_Trauma__Penetrating ER -