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What are the symptoms of flail chest?
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Dr. Benjamin Taylor
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Many
Shortness of breath, pain, labored breathing, cardiac abnormalities, and sometimes it can even lead to death.

In brief: Many
Shortness of breath, pain, labored breathing, cardiac abnormalities, and sometimes it can even lead to death.
Dr. Benjamin Taylor
Dr. Benjamin Taylor
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Dr. Jason Adler
Pediatrics - Critical Care
In brief: Flail chest
Flail chest symptoms vary based upon underlying injury to chest structures such as the lungs and heart.
Managent also varies based upon the degree of underlying injury, but in general patients have broken ribs and treatment includes supportive care, treatment of pain, preventing further injury, and surgical input from trauma surgeons.

In brief: Flail chest
Flail chest symptoms vary based upon underlying injury to chest structures such as the lungs and heart.
Managent also varies based upon the degree of underlying injury, but in general patients have broken ribs and treatment includes supportive care, treatment of pain, preventing further injury, and surgical input from trauma surgeons.
Dr. Jason Adler
Dr. Jason Adler
Thank
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