Jeffrey Wagener, Author at Renal and Urology News

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Parapneumonic effusion/empyema

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has a parapneumonic effusion or empyema? What are the typical findings for this disease? Parapneumonic effusion or empyema is a collection of fluid in the pleural space as a result of pneumonia. The diagnosis of parapneumonic effusion or empyema is based on history…

Parapneumonic effusion/empyema

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has transverse myelitis? What are the typical findings for this disease? Rapidly progressive paraparesis that usually affects the legs but may include the arms as well. Often the initial complaint is loss of ability to walk. Accompanying distinct level of sensory loss. Commonly,…

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