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pleurectomy <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran

in A Dictionary of Nursing

Sixth edition

Published in print January 2014 | ISBN: 9780199666379
Published online May 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191770395
pleurectomy n.

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surgical removal of part of the pleura, which is sometimes done to prevent further recurrences of spontaneous pneumothorax or to

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Subjects: Nursing Studies

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