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Year : 1979  |  Volume : 25  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 33-40

Injuries of the chest*


Department of Surgery, K.E.M. Hospital and Seth G.S. Medical College, Parel, Bombay 400 012, India

Correspondence Address:
S D Deodhar
Department of Surgery, K.E.M. Hospital and Seth G.S. Medical College, Parel, Bombay 400 012
India
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Thirty cases of chest injuries were admitted in the Department of Surgery, K.E.M. Hospital, Bombay. These injuries seem to be fairly common. Detailed examination at the time of admission is necessary to assess the clinical presentation and the presence of major complications. Institution of intra-peritoneal drainage, restoration of negative intra-pleural pressure and active respiratory physiotherapy constitute an important part of the treatment. The literature on this subject is briefly reviewed






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2004 - Journal of Postgraduate Medicine
Official Publication of the Staff Society of the Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India
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