oa South African Medical Journal - Immediate physiotherapy in perforating wounds of the pleural cavity and underlying lung
|Article Title||Immediate physiotherapy in perforating wounds of the pleural cavity and underlying lung|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *Department of Physiotherapy, Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town **Accident Unit, Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Nov 1978|
|Pages||814 - 816|
|Keyword(s)||Perforating wound, Physiotherapy, Pleural cavity, Pulmonology and Traumatic injury|
Patients suffering from uncomplicated pneumothorax, haemothorax or haemopneumothorax of clinical significance are treated with fluid replacement, intercostal underwater drainage, antibiotics and routine physiotherapy.
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