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Probability of Reintervention in a Pediatric Patient with Parapneumonic Effusion Based on the Chemical Analysis of the Pleural Fluid as Reported by Mitri et al

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Infectious Diseases
Pulmonology & Critical Care

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Mitri et al evaluated children with a paranpneumonic effusion. Chemical analysis of the pleural fluid can identify a child who is more likely to require redrainage of the effusion. The authors are from Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boiston.  

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