Review Article May 2010

Management of Parapneumonic Effusions

Pleural effusions associated with pneumonia (parapneumonic effusions) are one of the most common causes of exudative pleural effusions in the world. Approximately 20 to 40% of patients hospitalized with pneumonia will have an accompanying pleural effusion]. The presence of a pleural effusion is associated with worse outcomes in patients with pneumonia. In one study of patients hospitalized with pneumonia the…

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  • Recieved 17.01.2010
  • Accepted 30.01.2010
  • Published Online 30.01.2010
  • Printed 01.05.2010
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.10.2.41
  • Author Richard W. Light
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2010;1(2):47-50
  • Index Page 47-50
  • How to Cite Richard W. Light. Management of Parapneumonic Effusions. J Clin Anal Med. 2010;1(2):47-50
  • Running Title Parapneumonic Effusion
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