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Pneumothorax is the medical term for a collapsed lung. Pneumothorax occurs when air becomes trapped in the space around the lungs-the pleural space. This can cause the lung to collapse and put pressure on the heart. The condition ranges in severi[read article]

Tests for Pneumothorax

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An X-ray is an imaging test that uses small amounts of radiation to produce pictures of the organs, tissues, and bones of the body. When focused on the chest, it ca...  More
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An ultrasound scan is a medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture live images from the inside of your body. The technology is similar to that use...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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An ultrasound scan is a medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture live images from the inside of your body. The technology is similar to that use...  More
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Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) Test
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An X-ray is a common imaging test that has been used for decades to help doctors view the inside of the body without having to make an incision. The X-ray was made ...  More
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Medical Procedures for Pneumothorax

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Watchful Waiting
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Surgical Procedures for Pneumothorax

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Chest tube insertion helps drain air, blood, or infection from the pleural space (the space surrounding your lungs). During a chest tube insertion, a specially desi...  More
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Self Care for Pneumothorax

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Observation
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