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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/22291507/intrapleural-therapy-in-management-of-complicated-parapneumonic-effusions-and-empyema
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Alaeldin H Ahmed, Tariq E Yacoub
Empyema thoracis causes high mortality, and its incidence is increasing in both children and adults. Parapneumonic effusions (PPEs) develop in about one-half of patients hospitalized with pneumonia, and their presence increases mortality by about four-fold. PPEs can be divided into simple PPEs, complicated PPEs, and frank empyema. Two guideline statements on the management of PPEs in adults have been published by the British Thoracic Society (BTS) and the American College of Chest Physicians; a third guideline statement published by the BTS focused on management of PPEs in children...
2010: Clinical Pharmacology: Advances and Applications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/21157522/empyema-thoracis
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Ala Eldin H Ahmed, Tariq E Yacoub
Epmyema thoracis is associated with high mortality ranging between 6% to 24%. The incidence of empyema is increasing in both children and adults; the cause of this surge is unknown. Most cases of empyema complicate community- or hospital-acquired pneumonia but a proportion results from iatrogenic causes or develops without pneumonia. Parapneumonic effusions (PPE) develop in about one half of the patients hospitalized with pneumonia and their presence cause a four-fold increase in mortality. Three stages in the natural course of empyema have long been described: the exudative, fibrinopurulent, and organizing phases...
June 17, 2010: Clinical Medicine Insights. Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/15681514/bts-guidelines-for-the-management-of-pleural-infection-in-children
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I M Balfour-Lynn, E Abrahamson, G Cohen, J Hartley, S King, D Parikh, D Spencer, A H Thomson, D Urquhart
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February 2005: Thorax
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