SupportGPT ™ module
Learning outcomes > resource
On completion of this subject guide, you should be able to:
Recall common signs and symptoms of pneumothorax > http://www.rch.org.au/clinicalguide/guideline_index/Primary_Spontaneous_Pneumothorax/
Identify the predisposing factors for developing a pneumothorax > http://err.ersjournals.com/content/19/117/217.full.pdf+html
Carry out the management of a pneumothorax > http://thorax.bmj.com/content/65/Suppl_2/ii18.full
Educate a patient on aftercare advice following a pneumothorax > http://www.jthoracdis.com/article/view/3117/html
Points for discussion
In a patient who has had one spontaneous pneumothorax, what is the chance they will have a second?
If pneuomthorax is a contraindication to diving- what are some other conditions to consider in divers?
What is your emergency management of a clinically unstable pneumothorax identified in your GP clinic?