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- management, risk management
- management, emergency department management
- Trauma, abdomen
- education, teaching
- imaging, CT/MRI
The patient was a 67-year-old man who showed right massive haemothorax after being run over by a low-speed vehicle. In the ambulance, his Glasgow Coma Scale score was 15/15 (eyes: 4; verbal: 5; motor: 6) and he was able to speak. However, he went into cardiopulmonary arrest during transportation. On admission to our hospital 40 min after arrest, right massive haemothorax was detected. The …
Contributors RI, KH, TI, AM, YK, HY, MO, FI, IS and KS contributed to patient management. RI, KH, HK, TI and KS performed the diagnostic imaging. RI and KS contributed to writing and reviewing the report. All authors discussed the results and commented on the manuscript.
Competing interests None.
Patient consent Written informed consent was obtained from the patient’s family for publication of this case report and any accompanying images.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.