TITLE

British Thoracic Society Winter Meeting 2001

AUTHOR(S)
Richardson, C. M.; Medford, A. R. L.; Green, R. H.
PUB. DATE
April 2002
SOURCE
Thorax;Apr2002, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p286
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an overview of some of the key topics presented at the British Thoracic Society Winter Meeting held in London, England, from December 5-7, 2001. It states that the winter meeting of the British Thoracic Society covered a wide range of respiratory topics. Over 300 papers were presented and internationally renowned speakers delivered a number of lively symposia. Some of those topics were on asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and pleural disease. Initial data from the first 150 patients enrolled in the multicentre intrapleural streptokinase versus placebo in empyema trial was presented at the meeting. Emphasis was placed on the importance of obtaining blood cultures for microbiological diagnosis.
ACCESSION #
12948854

 

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