Show Summary Details
Page of

Respiratory emergencies 

Respiratory emergencies
Respiratory emergencies

Spence Roy A.J.

, and Johnston Patrick G.

Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD MEDICINE ONLINE ( © Oxford University Press, 2016. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Medicine Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 14 October 2019

Malignant pleural effusion 128

Thoracocentesis and talc pleurodesis 134

Airway obstruction 140

Haemoptysis 146

Lymphangitis carcinomatosis 152

Pneumothorax 156

Tension pneumothroax 162

Excess pleural fluid accumulates in the pleural space when there is disruption of the parietal pleural lymphatic drainage. VEGF may also play a role in the pathophysiology of malignant pleural effusions....

Access to the complete content on Oxford Medicine Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.