What causes post-traumatic empyema?: Trauma

Paul Robert Burton, Minjae Lee, Michael John Bailey, Adrian W Pick

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Abstract

Empyema post chest trauma is a morbid condition requiring operative intervention (thoracotomy and decortication). It is hypothesized that patients who have a complicated initial pleural drainage procedure are at increased risk of developing an empyema
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)153 - 159
Number of pages7
JournalEmergency Medicine Australasia
Volume21
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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