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Rib Fracture Diagnosis in the Panscan Era

2017 06 Jun

With increased use of chest computed tomography (CT) in trauma valuation, traditional teachings in regard to rib fracture morbidity and mortality may no longer be accurate. New research shows that, under current chest CT imaging protocols, two thirds of rib fractures were observed on chest CT only; also, patients with rib fractures had higher admission... Read more