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CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Analgesia in Chest Trauma

Chest trauma is very painful as rest is not possible, pain is experienced with every breath. A multi-modal approach ideal with MDT involvement (ICU, anaesthesia and pain)
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Thoracic Epidural Analgesia for Chest Trauma

Rib fractures are associated with significant morbidity, especially in the elderly and especially if multiple fractures are present. Apart from being humane, optimal analgesia may help prevent respiratory deterioration
Ultrasound cases top 100 340

Ultrasound Case 034

A 22 year old man is brought in by ambulance after a rugby injury - he was sandwiched between two players. He is complaining of left lower anterolateral chest pain worse with inspiration.

shrouded shock…

the case. 46 year old male is bought into your resuscitation bay by local ambulance following a three metre fall from a work platform onto a horizontal metal railing below.