TITLE

A systematic approach to hemoptysis

AUTHOR(S)
Lenner, Roberta; Almenoff, Peter L.
PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
Patient Care;9/30/1999, Vol. 33 Issue 15, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the possible causes of respiratory hemoptysis, its diagnosis and the appropriate management of the condition. Signs and symptoms; Diagnostic evaluation; Indications for bronchoscopy; Advantages of high-resolution computed tomography used in diagnostic evaluation; Treatment; Indication for radiation and emergency surgery.
ACCESSION #
2840348

 

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