SGEM#355: Bigger Isn’t Better When It Comes to Chest Tubes


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By Dr. Ken Milne. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Date: December 28th, 2021 Reference: Kulvatunyou et al. The small (14 Fr) percutaneous catheter (P-CAT) versus large (28–32 Fr) open chest tube for traumatic hemothorax: A multicenter randomized clinical trial. J Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. November 2021. Guest Skeptic: Dr. Chris Root is a second-year resident physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University […]

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