sucking chest wound signs and care

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what are the the signs and how should I care for sucking chest wound

Dec 18th, 2014

Signs are air moving in or out of a penetrating chest wound

Sucking sounds on inhalation 

Care

1 put a thin sterile dressing over the wound

2Cover the dressing with plastic to make an airtight seal.as victim exhales tape it in place on three sides leave one side untapped to lwt exhaled air escape 

3 postion the victim were their laying down inclined toward the injured side

4 call 911

Dec 18th, 2014

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