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Algorithm of Dissanaike et al for Evaluating a Blunt Trauma Patient with Pneumomediastinum

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Cardiology

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Dissanaike et al evaluated patients with pneumomediastinum following blunt trauma. Management of the patient depends on accurately identifying the source of the air. The authors are from the University of Washington in Seattle.

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