Application of oxygen to patients with spontaneous pneumothoraces speeds resolution by 20-40 times compared with breathing room air?
Question 2 of 4
Secondary spontaneous pneumothoraces are defined as occurring in patients with;
Established underlying lung disease
Or those older than 50 with a smoking history?
Question 3 of 4
BTS recommend that patients who are asymptomatic with a spontaneous pneumothorax are for conservative management with a decision re. need for observation & follow up dependant on whether a primary or secondary pneumothorax?
Question 4 of 4
High risk characteristics for the BTS assessment of spontaneous pneumothoraces include;
Accessing this course requires a login. Please enter your credentials below!