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Pleural diseases, 4th edn
  1. Anne Tattersfield

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    Richard W Light (pp 413, $115.00) 2001. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

    The pleura is frequently involved in systemic disorders in addition to the diseases that originate in the lung or in the pleura itself. Pleural disease is therefore common and likely to become more common with the predicted increase in the incidence of mesothelioma. Common conditions are not always managed well, and pneumothorax and pleural effusions are two conditions where the expertise needed to manage them efficiently and effectively is often underestimated. A book that focuses on pleural disease and practical aspects of management is …

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