Here is the link to Dr. Weingart’s post EMCrit 255 – Pigtails for Pleural Problems (Percutaneous Thoracostomy), September 4, 2019.
Here are the quotes from Dr. Weingart’s post:
Pigtails should replace chest tubes for most pneumothoraces and pleural effusions requiring drainage. In this episode, I discuss points on use and placement. The next post will be a video on an actual placement. Please put your comments and thoughts below.
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