Hemothorax

  • Prevention

    Use safety measures (such as seat belts) to avoid injury. Depending on the cause, a hemothorax may not be preventable.


    References

    Light RW, Lee YCG. Pneumothorax, chylothorax, hemothorax, and fibrothorax. In: Mason RJ, Broaddus CV, Martin TR, et al. Murray & Nadel's Textbook of Respiratory Medicine. 5th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier;2010:chap 74.