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New therapeutic approaches to pleural infection.

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PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Pleural infection is a common and serious clinical problem that because of its high morbidity and mortality imposes a significant burden on clinicians, healthcare resources and patients of all ages. Defining the optimal management strategy for pleural infection remains a cause for research and debate. This review considers the areas of interest including bacteriology and antibiotic selection, intrapleural fibrinolytics and the role of surgery. RECENT FINDINGS: Pleural infe...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
Current opinion in infectious diseases
Volume:
26
Issue:
2
Pages:
196-202
Publication date:
2013-04-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1473-6527
ISSN:
0951-7375
Source identifiers:
374278
Language:
English
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pubs:374278
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uuid:ac7afe4d-ed6d-489c-ac94-149f31d80fbd
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pubs:374278
Deposit date:
2013-11-17

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