oa South African Family Practice - The pleural effusion in HIV - an approach to diagnosis : CPD
|Article Title||The pleural effusion in HIV - an approach to diagnosis : CPD|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Family Practice|
|Author||C. Mostert and N. Pannell|
|Publication Date||Jul 2009|
|Pages||280 - 282|
|Keyword(s)||HIV and Pleural effusion|
HIV is one of the most prevalent diseases and causes of mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. Pleural disease is common in the population of this region, especially pleural effusion. The disease is associated with a significant mortality rate, and correct diagnostic and therapeutic management is essential to optimising the possibility of a favourable outcome.
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