Category: Critical Care
Keywords: thoracentesis, pleural effusion, critical care (PubMed Search)
Safety of Thoracentesis
Results after 24 hours of followup post-procedure
Other interesting points:
Bottom line: Use your ultrasound to direct your tap and dont take out more than 1500 mL routinely
Ault MJ et al. Thoracentesis outcomes: a 12-year experience. Thorax 2015;70:127-132.