• R. Stocker
  • U. Bürgi


Thoraxtraumen sind in den meisten Fällen potentiell lebensbedrohliche Verletzungen, die eine sach- und zeitgerechte Erstbeurteilung mit entsprechender Primärversorgung und Akuttherapie erfordern. Hauptursachen vermeidbarer Todesfälle sind in diesem Zusammenhang v a. die inadäquate Sicherung der Atmung und die Tatsache, dass Thoraxverletzungen unzureichend erkannt oder behandelt werden [8].


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