May not reduce the need for pleurectomy

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6974.256 (Published 28 January 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:256
  1. David C Currie
  1. Consultant respiratory physician Dewsbury and District Hospital, Dewsbury WF13 4HS

    EDITOR,—The British Thoracic Society's research committee has shown that aspiration is less painful than intercostal tube drainage.1 Because of differences between …

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