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BTS guidelines for the management of pleural infection in children

Author(s)British Thoracic Society
AbstractAims:This guideline has assessed available evidence on paediatric pleural effusionand has attempted to gauge consensus opinion where evidence is unavailable.It aims to facilitate dissemination of evidence, standardisation of patient care and reduction of morbidity.The guidelineprovides asummary of abstracted points from each section, and an algorithm summarising the treatment of pleural infection in children.Each section starts with points of key recommendations, and continues with a short paragraph giving the referenced literature and rationale behind these recommendations.
Intended audience: Paediatric clinicians.
Publication information history: Published February 2005.
Date of last revision by publisher02/01/2005
Date of last review by us10/24/2005
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