•Rib fractures account for approximately 10% of trauma patients and are markers of serve bodily and solid organ injury, and complications of rib fractures are common. •Standardized, evidence based initial assessment and in hospital reevaluation that guides management will facilitate consistent and improved initial resource utilization, escalation or de-escalations of care, pain management and improve patient outcomes.
Turner, Elizabeth Noel, "Rib Fracture Management Pathway" (2020). MaineHealth Performance Improvement. 28.