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Initial Management of Pneumothorax Using British Thoracic Society (BTS) Guidelines

Purpose:

To determine the initial management for a patient with a spontaneous, non-tension pneumothorax.

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Pediatric Pulmonology, General Surgery

Objective:

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ICD-10:

J93

Description:

A patient with a spontaneous pneumothorax can be managed initially according to guidelines from the British Thoracic Society (BTS).

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