The treatment of stabbed chests at Ngwelezana hospital, KwaZulu - Natal

A study was undertaken at Ngwelezana hospital to determine the requirements for a cost effective physiotherapy service for patients with stabbed chests. Forty male patients between the ages of 16 and 60 who had sustained unilateral penetrating stab wounds to the chest which required intercostal drai...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Thulile Ngubane, S. De Charmoy, C. Eales
Format: Article
Published: AOSIS 1999-02-01
Series:South African Journal of Physiotherapy
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