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Dr. Patrick Offner

Trauma Surgery
Weskan, KS
41 years experience

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Trauma Surgery

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English

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7 Answers
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Offner
Trauma Surgery 41 years experience
Get an x-ray: An x-ray would be necessary to diagnose a fractured rib. Usually a fractured rib would be painful with movement, deep breathing or coughing. It would ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Offner
Trauma Surgery 41 years experience
This is variable: Pain after a chest tube can be variable. Usually it will resolve within a week after it has been removed. I would want to know why it was needed in t... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Offner
Trauma Surgery 41 years experience
Depends on the cause: Many things can cause chest pain. You need to see your doctor for a good history and exam to sort this out.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Offner
Trauma Surgery 41 years experience
Pain control: Flail chest is generally treated with pain control to allow the patient to cough, deep breathe and clear any secretions. Pain control can be obtained ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Offner
Trauma Surgery 41 years experience
Yes: Any laceration will cause a permanent scar.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Offner
Trauma Surgery 41 years experience
Overkill: Silver sulfadiazine is used for significant second and third degree burns. It would be overkill for a sunburn unless is was an unusually severe burn.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Offner
Trauma Surgery 41 years experience
Absolutely: Pelvic and long bone fractures can be associated with significant bleeding that can lead to shock.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Offner is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Offner is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I'm getting a flail chest reduction on Friday. Due to overwhelming health problems, this is palliative. Good idea?
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Chronic pain with PE on 17.5 of Coumadin good to know all options
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With last PE was thinking same. On warfarin for life.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, TN
Graduated 1981MD
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