This article reports a case of a paediatric pre–hospital tension viscerothorax, and it subsequent management. It also dicusses the difficulty in diagnosing this condition in the pre-hospital arena.
- Cardiac care
- paediatric injury
- major trauma management
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Competing interests None.
Patient consent Obtained.
Ethics approval This study was conducted with the approval of the SSWAHS Ethics Review Committee (RPAH Zone) NSW Australia.
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