Pulmonary emergencies: pneumonia, acute respiratory distress syndrome, lung abscess, and empyema.
Med Clin North Am. 2012 Nov;96(6):1127-48
Authors: Desai H, Agrawal A
This article describes the clinical presentation of pneumonia, acute respiratory distress syndrome, lung abscess, and empyema: life-threatening infections of the pulmonary system. The etiology and risk factors for each of these conditions are described, diagnostic approaches are discussed, and evidence-based management options are reviewed.
PMID: 23102481 [PubMed - in process]