BTS guidelines for the management of pleural infection in children

February 2005
Thorax;Feb2005 Supplement 1, Vol. 60, pi1
Academic Journal
The article presents the format of BTS guidelines on the management of pleural disease in adults. At the start there is a summary table of the abstracted bullet points from each section. Following that is an algorithm summarizing the management of pleural infection in children. Each section starts with bulleted points of key recommendations using the revised SIGN grading system. Beneath each set of bullet points is a short paragraph detailing the referenced literature and the rationale behind the recommendations. The primary source literature has been individually graded for its methodology and the grading is given alongside each reference using the revised SIGN levels of evidence.


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