34: Episode 34 - Rethinking tension pneumothorax - clinical pearls


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Today we challenge your knowledge and understanding of tension pneumothorax.
Not only is tracheal deviation rubbish, but there are differences found between pneumothorax's created in spontaneous breathing patients and those being ventilated.
Understanding the difference in mechanics and their presentation is key to diagnosis.

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