Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Respiratory Failure

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Free board review question of the week on respiratory failure

This week’s free board review question…A 54-year-old man is involved in a moderate-speed motor vehicle collision. Upon evaluation, you find that he has several rib fractures, but he has no evidence of pneumothorax, hemothorax, or flail chest (clinically or via plain x-ray). You prescribe him oxygen as well as medication to relieve his pain; you also decide to admit him … Read More