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Outpatient Talc Administration by Indwelling Pleural Catheter for Malignant Effusion.
BACKGROUND: Malignant pleural effusion affects more than 750,000 persons each year across Europe and the United States. Pleurodesis with the administration of talc in hospitalized patients is the most common treatment, but ...
Providing safe and effective pleural medicine services in the UK: an aspirational statement from UK pleural physicians.
Physicians face considerable challenges in ensuring safe and effective care for patients admitted to hospital with pleural disease. While subspecialty development has driven up standards of care, this has been tempered by ...
Reflections on integrated care from those working in and leading integrated respiratory teams.
The concept of integrated care has been advocated for many years to address some of the challenges faced by the NHS. This report examines the experiences of respiratory healthcare specialists working in an integrated role. ...
Treatment of tobacco dependence in UK hospitals: an observational study.
Over a million smokers are admitted to hospitals in the UK each year. The extent to which tobacco dependence is identified and addressed in this population is unclear. Data on 14,750 patients from 146 hospitals collected ...