Jan. 31, 2022

Pneumothorax (31 Jan 2022)

Pneumothorax (31 Jan 2022)

Dr Bardgett interviews Dr Hallifax about Pneumothoraces.

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Dr Jonathan Bardgett interviews Dr Rob Hallifax about Pneumothoraces.

Dr Hallifax is an NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer the University of Oxford. He studied an MSc in Natural Sciences in Cambridge before training in medicine at the University of Oxford. He won an MRC Clinical Training Fellowship for his DPhil: "Understanding Pneumothorax: epidemiology, physiology and outcomes". Dr Hallifax was the trial coordinator for RAMPP (Randomised Ambulatory Management of Primary Pneumothorax) - the largest primary pneumothorax trial in Europe. He has recently published on pneumothorax in JAMA and Lancet.

Dr Hallifax: https://www.ndm.ox.ac.uk/team/robert-hallifax

Recent publications

Management of primary spontaneous pneumothorax: less is more: http://doi.org/10.1016/s0140-6736(20)32676-3

Trends in the Incidence and Recurrence of Inpatient-Treated Spontaneous Pneumothorax, 1968-2016: http://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2018.14299

Conservative versus Interventional Treatment for Spontaneous Pneumothorax: http://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1910775

Ambulatory management of primary spontaneous pneumothorax: an open-label, randomised controlled trial: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31043-6

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