Internal Medicine Grand Rounds-15491-------3/11/2013, Stanton Gerber Hall
Souheil Abdel Nour, M.D.
Dr. Abdel Nour reports there is NOT a financial interest/arrangement of affiliation with one or more organizations which could be perceived as a real or apparent
COI in the context of this presentation.
This Continuing Medical Education activity has not received support from any commercial source.
'Pneumothorax, Update and Management'
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Identify the classification and pathogensis of pneumothorax          
Recognize the conditions predisposing to the development of pneumothorax          
Describe the managment of pneumothorax          
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Which physician attributes (core competencies) did the speaker incorporate into their presentation? Please choose all which apply:
Small bore catheters can be safely used in all the following cases of secodary spontaneous pneumothorax except?
A). Pneumothorax in patients with advanced emphysema---B). Patient with underlying chronic obstructive lung disease with exacerbation
C). Patients receiving mechanical ventilation---D). latrogenic pneumothorax
Correct answer is: C        
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If you have questions, concerns, or comments about this activity, please contact: Barbara Sucher, M.B.A., Associate Dean for CME or 423.439.8081.
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