A member asked:

I was wondering what are the options usually available to emts when a hemothorax is suspected?

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Dr. Raja-elie Abdulnour answered

Specializes in Critical Care

Respiratory support: Although emts can't confirm or treat suspected hemothorax (need x-ray) they can support the patients breathing with oxygen or intubation (if needed) until they reach the hospital.

Answered 10/3/2015

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