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Heimlich valve orientation error leading to radiographic tension pneumothorax: analysis of an error and a call for education, device redesign and regulatory action

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  1. Correspondence to Dr Joshua S Broder, Duke University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery/Division of Emergency Medicine, DUMC 3096, 2301 Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27710, USA; joshua.broder{at}duke.edu
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Broder JS, Fox JW, Milne J, et al
Heimlich valve orientation error leading to radiographic tension pneumothorax: analysis of an error and a call for education, device redesign and regulatory action

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  • Received March 10, 2015
  • Revised September 17, 2015
  • Accepted September 26, 2015
  • First published November 3, 2015.
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March 17, 2016

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