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==Indications==
 
==Indications==
 
 
 
Insert
 
Insert
 
 
  
 
==Contraindications==
 
==Contraindications==
 
 
 
Insert
 
Insert
 
 
  
 
==Equipment Needed==
 
==Equipment Needed==
 
 
 
Insert  
 
Insert  
 
 
  
 
==Procedure==
 
==Procedure==
 
 
 
Insert
 
Insert
 
 
  
 
==Complications==
 
==Complications==
 
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#pneumothorax
 
+
#cough (9%)
-pneumothorax
+
#unilateral pulmonary edema
 
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#reexpansion hypotension
-cough (9%)
+
#transient hypoxia from V-Q mismatch
 
+
#hemothorax
-unilateral pulmonary edema
+
#infection (2%)
 
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#hemoperitoneum
-reexpansion hypotension
 
 
 
-transient hypoxia from V-Q mismatch
 
 
 
-hemothorax
 
 
 
-infection (2%)
 
 
 
-hemoperitoneum
 
 
 
 
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
 
 
 
Insert
 
Insert
 
 
  
 
==Source==
 
==Source==
 
 
 
Robert and Hedges, p.145 (130-147)  
 
Robert and Hedges, p.145 (130-147)  
 
 
 
  
 
[[Category:Procedures]]
 
[[Category:Procedures]]
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[[Category:Pulm]]

Revision as of 20:37, 9 June 2011

Indications

Insert

Contraindications

Insert

Equipment Needed

Insert

Procedure

Insert

Complications

  1. pneumothorax
  2. cough (9%)
  3. unilateral pulmonary edema
  4. reexpansion hypotension
  5. transient hypoxia from V-Q mismatch
  6. hemothorax
  7. infection (2%)
  8. hemoperitoneum

See Also

Insert

Source

Robert and Hedges, p.145 (130-147)