Caring for a Punctured Lung Following a Car Accident

Many injuries are commonly associated with car accidents. Among these is a punctured lung, medically referred to as traumatic pneumothorax. With traumatic pneumothorax, the lung is punctured as the result of a broken rib or other injury that punctures the lung.  Symptoms associated with this type of trauma include: Chest pain that worsens when you take a deep breath or... read more »