The modern diagnosis and management of pleural effusions
The purpose of this activity is to review the epidemiology, types and causes, presenting features, appropriate investigations, and treatment options for pleural effusions.
Upon completion of this module you should be able to:
- Review the epidemiology of pleural effusions
- Demonstrate the types and causes of pleural effusions
- Review the presenting features of pleural effusions
- Demonstrate the appropriate investigations for pleural effusions
- Review the treatment options for pleural effusions.
William D Carey, MD and Dr Sophie Cook
William D Carey, MD and Dr Sophie Cook
William D Carey, MD is Director, Center for Continuing Education, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. Dr Sophie Cook is an Assistant Editor, British Medical Journal, London.
We declare no financial interests, commercial affiliations, or conflicts of interest.
CME Disclaimer :
The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by any of the accreditors. In no event will any of the accreditors be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.
08 Sep 2015
07 Sep 2015
07 Sep 2017
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