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Pleural Disease

Steven Lahti
  1. Recognize indications for thoracentesis in pleural effusion.
  2. Use Light's criteria to distinguish transudative from exudative pleural effusions.
  3. Recognize common causes of transudative and exudative effusions.
  4. Recognize risk factors and pleural fluid features of mesothelioma.
AccessMedicine > Huppert’s Notes: Pathophysiology and Clinical Pearls for Internal Medicine > Diseases and Pathophysiology in Pulmonology > DISEASES OF THE PLEURA
AccessMedicine > Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, 2e > Pleural Diseases
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AccessMedicine > Case Files: Internal Medicine 6e > Case 17 > Pleural Effusion, Parapneumonic
Case File
AccessMedicine > Graber and Wilbur’s Family Medicine Examination and Board Review, 5th Edition > Pulmonology Case 3.10 > Pulmonology Case 3.10
AccessMedicine > The Infographic Guide to Medicine > Pulmonology > Pleural Effusions


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