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Tuesdays, 12.30 pm - 1.30 pm, RNC Lecture Theatre

When gas becomes liquid: Paediatric empyema
Presented 1 August by Tamworth Team
FirstFrame Dr Abhay Kude - Paediatric Provisional Fellow
Dr Isabella Everleigh - Paediatric Resident
Tamworth Hospital
UpToDate logo Management and prognosis of parapneumonic effusion and empyema in children
CIAP logo Pacilli M, Nataraja RM. Management of paediatric empyema by video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) versus chest drain with fibrinolysis: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Paediatr Respir Rev. 2019 Apr;30:42-8. PubMed PMID: 31130425. Epub 20180912. eng.
Open access logo Carapetis JR, Jacoby P, Carville K, Ang SJ, Curtis N, Andrews R. Effectiveness of clindamycin and intravenous immunoglobulin, and risk of disease in contacts, in invasive group a streptococcal infections. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Aug 1;59(3):358-65. PubMed PMID: 24785239. Epub 20140429. eng.
Open access logo Fay K, Onukwube J, Chochua S, Schaffner W, Cieslak P, Lynfield R, et al. Patterns of Antibiotic Nonsusceptibility Among Invasive Group A Streptococcus Infections-United States, 2006-2017. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Dec 6;73(11):1957-64. PubMed PMID: 34170310. eng.
More on this topic button Twenty years of empyema in JHCH presented 5 March 2024 by Paediatric Surgery and Urology
More on this topic button The cost of gas: Invasive Group A Strepptoccal infection presented 9 May 2023 by the Paediatric Emergency Department Team and Paediatric Infectious Diseases Team and PICU Team

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