Light's Criteria

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Light's Criteria refers to a method by which one can differentiate between transudative and exudative pleural effusions. A fluid is an exudate is any one of the following three criteria are met:

  1. Something about protein right?
  2. Some ratio... What is it... And the cutoff is like 0.6, right?
  3. Two-thirds, I remember that


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