Flashcards in Pleural Effusion Deck (9)
what is a better assessment of inflammation in a pleural effusion?
what would you see on CXR with pleural effusion instead of atelectasis?
what is the txment for hepatic hydrothorax?
get rid of ascites
what is pleuritic chest pain?
sharp pain when you take a deep breath in
what defines empyema?
pus in pleural space
what is complicated paraneumonic effusion?
pH <60, drain
what is uncomplicated parapneumonic effusion?
>7.21-7.29, consider drainage
what is the course of txment for empyema?