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“Anterior convergent” chest probing in rapid ultrasound transducer positioning versus formal chest ultrasonography to detect pneumothorax during the primary survey of hospital trauma patients: a diagnostic accuracy study

Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes20159:9

Received: 3 September 2015

Accepted: 15 December 2015

Published: 21 December 2015

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Original Submission
3 Sep 2015 Submitted Original manuscript
18 Oct 2015 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Aristomenis K Exadaktylos
19 Oct 2015 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Gustavo Fraga
23 Nov 2015 Author responded Author comments - Behrad ziapour
Resubmission - Version 2
23 Nov 2015 Submitted Manuscript version 2
15 Dec 2015 Editorially accepted
21 Dec 2015 Article published 10.1186/s13032-015-0030-5

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Authors’ Affiliations

Emergency Department of Imam Khomeyni Hospital, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahwaz, Iran
Internal Medicine, St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester, USA