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The medical term for chest. Meaning that body part between your neck and belly that contains the ribs, heart, lungs, and a large part of the spine.

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Treatment Options of Tension Pneumothorax

What I‘ve learned and heard is that if there is an indication of a tension pneumothorax (e.g. rib series fracture with elevated pulse and difficulties in breathing), treatment is always to get two ...