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Old 05-16-2013, 01:20 PM   #36
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Originally Posted by janeuner View Post
You are very lucky to be alive. The shoulder was collateral damage. Flailed chest has a 50% mortality rate.
Not that it's a walk in the park, but the mortality rate for a flail chest injury is far lower than 50%, after considering compounding factors.
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