A Contribution to the Treatment of Empyema

1883 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
Before proceeding to the consideration of the cases upon which this paper is based I wish to review briefly the mechanical principles involved in the expansion of a lung which has been compressed by fluid in the chest, and to show how this expansion may be fa-
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