Case 128


A 60-year-old male victim of a car-truck collision was being examined according to the ATLS® principles at a trauma hospital. On his initial (A-B-C-D-E) brief assessment, the trauma team firstly ensured a patent airway and proper cervical spine protection. The video herein attached was recorded focusing on his breathing pattern during this evaluation.

Taking into consideration the video herein presented, which of the following conditions is most commonly associated with this patient’s breathing pattern?

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