Pleural Space Disorders
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First Things First (assess & treat for the following)
- Get a decubitus CXR to evaluate if fluid present.
- >1 cm is more likely to be significant.
- Determine if fluid layers (nonloculated).
- Perform diagnostic/therapeutic thoracentesis.
- Determine if fluid exudative or transudative.
- Treat as appropriate.
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Last updated: May 5, 2010
"Pleural Space Disorders." Pocket ICU Management, PocketMedicine.com, Inc, 2010. Anesthesia Central, anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534144/all/Pleural_Space_Disorders.
Pleural Space Disorders. Pocket ICU Management. PocketMedicine.com, Inc; 2010. https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534144/all/Pleural_Space_Disorders. Accessed October 18, 2019.
Pleural Space Disorders. (2010). In Pocket ICU Management. Available from https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534144/all/Pleural_Space_Disorders
Pleural Space Disorders [Internet]. In: Pocket ICU Management. PocketMedicine.com, Inc; 2010. [cited 2019 October 18]. Available from: https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534144/all/Pleural_Space_Disorders.
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