Pleural Effusion: Infection (Para-Pneumonic and Empyema)
Bedawi EO., Rahman NM.
Pleural infection is a condition being increasingly encountered by the respiratory physician due to rises in incidence. It continues to be associated with significant morbidity and mortality. This article aims to provide the reader with a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of this condition as well as highlighting some recent advances in diagnostics, the associated microbiology and modern treatment strategies.