Chest Wound Management in Pre-Hospital Settings: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines


( Last Updated : July 25, 2019)
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Question


  1. What is the comparative clinical effectiveness of a wet seal versus basic first aid for management of traumatic chest wounds in a pre-hospital setting?

  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding emergency management of traumatic chest wounds in a pre-hospital setting?


Key Message

Three evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding emergency management of traumatic chest wounds in a pre-hospital setting. No relevant clinical evidence was identified regarding the comparative clinical effectiveness of a wet seal versus basic first aid for management of traumatic chest wounds in a pre-hospital setting.