Here’s another one to challenge your skills! A young male presents to your ED after minor chest trauma with pleuritic chest pain and slight shortness of breath. A chest x-ray is obtained which shows a large pneumothorax on the right. You insert a chest tube, and the procedure goes well.
Another x-ray taken immediately after insertion looks like this:
The lung is not yet fully expanded, but the patient already feels better.
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