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Non Invasive Ventilation: Case Study
(British Thoracic Society, 2019-02-18)
The Acute Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV) team at King's Mill Hospital have been asked to collaborate with the British Thoracic Society (BTS) on a case study to share the results of our quality improvement transformation ...
Surgical lung biopsy for interstitial lung disease: when considered necessary, should these be done in larger and experienced centres only?
Surgical lung biopsy for ILD: higher volume centres may offer lower mortality, but data are only suggestive – we need more research, including into lower risk alternatives to conventional biopsy, to reduce risk for patients ...
The UK Pleural Society.
With over 65 separate conditions affecting the pleura it is clear that pleural disease contributes hugely to the workload of respiratory physicians, who increasingly recognize pleural disease as a sub-specialty in its own ...
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: diagnosis and management: summary of updated NICE guidance.
This article summarises the most recent recommendations from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). The updated areas are mainly concerned with the management of stable COPD and include self management ...
Effect of Thoracoscopic Talc Poudrage vs Talc Slurry via Chest Tube on Pleurodesis Failure Rate Among Patients With Malignant Pleural Effusions.
Importance: Malignant pleural effusion (MPE) is challenging to manage. Talc pleurodesis is a common and effective treatment. There are no reliable data, however, regarding the optimal method for talc delivery, leading to ...