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First Things First (assess & treat for the following)
- Get a decubitus CXR to evaluate if fluid present.
- >1 cm more likely to be significant
- Determine if fluid layers (nonloculated).
- Perform diagnostic/therapeutic thoracentesis.
- Determine if fluid exudative or transudative.
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Last updated: May 12, 2010
"Pleural Effusions." Pocket ICU Management, PocketMedicine.com, Inc, 2010. Anesthesia Central, anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534178/all/Pleural_Effusions.
Pleural Effusions. Pocket ICU Management. PocketMedicine.com, Inc; 2010. https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534178/all/Pleural_Effusions. Accessed April 21, 2019.
Pleural Effusions. (2010). In Pocket ICU Management. Available from https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534178/all/Pleural_Effusions
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