In this episode, Dr. Simon Turner discusses the diagnosis and treatment of pneumothorax.

After listening to this episode, learners will be able to:

  • Explain what a pneumothorax is
  • Classify a pneumothorax by cause and by physiological effect
  • Describe how a simple pneumothorax is treated
  • Describe how a tension pneumothorax is treated
  • Describe the steps involved in inserting a chest tube

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