Parapneumonic effusions and empyema in hospitalized children: a retrospective review of 227 cases

Pediatr Infect Dis. Nov-Dec 1984;3(6):578-91. doi: 10.1097/00006454-198411000-00021.
No abstract available

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Age Factors
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
  • Bacterial Infections* / microbiology
  • Bacterial Infections* / mortality
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Drainage
  • Empyema* / epidemiology
  • Empyema* / etiology
  • Empyema* / microbiology
  • Empyema* / mortality
  • Female
  • Haemophilus Infections
  • Hospitalization
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Male
  • Pleura / physiology
  • Pleural Effusion* / epidemiology
  • Pleural Effusion* / etiology
  • Pleural Effusion* / microbiology
  • Pleural Effusion* / pathology
  • Pneumococcal Infections
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Seasons
  • Sex Factors
  • Staphylococcal Infections

Substances

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents