Resources

  • References

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    Clin Chest Med. 2006; 27:369-81.

    Catamenial Pnuemothorax. National Organization for Rare Disorders website. Available at: http://www.rarediseases.org/rare-disease-information/rare-diseases/byID/1227/printFullReport. Updated February 14 2012. Accessed November 25, 2013.

    Currie GP, Alluri R, Christie GL, Legge JS: Pneumothorax: an update.
    Postgrad Med J. 2007;83:461-5.


    Explore pleurisy and other pleural disorders. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute website. Available at:
    http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/pleurisy
    . Updated September 21, 2011. Accessed August 28, 2013.

    Leigh-Smith S, Harris T. Tension pneumothorax-time for a re-think?
    Emerg Med J. 2005;22: 8-16.

    Sahn S, Hefner JE. Spontaneous pneumothorax.
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    Spontaneous pneumothorax in adults. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:
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    . Updated June 28, 2013. Accessed August 28, 2013.


    Tension pneumothorax. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed.ebscohost.com/about/about-us
    . Updated December 8, 2012. Accessed August 28, 2013.

    Tschopp JM, Rami-Porta R, Noppen M, Astoul P: Management of spontaneous pneumothroax: state of the art.
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  • Resources

    American College of Chest Physicians

    http://www.chestnet.org

    American Thoracic Society

    http://thoracic.org

  • Canadian Resources

    The Canadian Lung Association

    http://www.lung.ca