Pulmonology/Critical Care

CME: Guidance on Treating Unexplained Chronic Cough

Trump & The Unlacing of the Affordable Care Act | Feature

Harvard analysts ponder changes across the American and global landscapes.

5 Steps to Maintaining an Online Reputation | Feature

The author of this article is Manish Kumar Chauhan, a digital marketing manager at myPracticeReputation.

Conference Highlights: CHEST 2016 | Feature

New research was presented at CHEST 2016, the annual international scientific assembly of the American College of Chest Physicians, from October 22 to 26, 2016 in Los

Can regular dental visits prevent pneumonia? | Feature

Recent research from IDWeek 2016 examines the benefits of twice-yearly trip to the dentist in over 26,000 people. Nearly one million Americans become ill with the infection

CME: E-Cigarettes & Cough Reflex Sensitivity | Feature

Researchers have found that a single session of electronic cigarette (e-cig) use, approximating nicotine exposure of one tobacco cigarette, appears to significantly inhibit cough reflex sensitivity.

E-Prescribing Increases Medication Adherence | Feature

Electronic prescribing (e-prescribing) decreases prescription errors and enhances coordination between physician and pharmacist, but what has remained unclear is how it affects patient behavior. Now a new

Guidance on Treating Unexplained Chronic Cough | Feature

The American College of Chest Physicians has published a guideline and expert panel report on the treatment of unexplained chronic cough.

Respiratory Syncytial Virus: Assessing Adult Morbidity & Mortality | Feature

More than 60 years ago, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) was first recognized as a cause of bronchiolitis in infants. “RSV has long been thought of as a

Calcium Induces Chronic Lung Infections | Feature

The bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a life-threatening pathogen in hospitals. About ten percent of all nosocomial infections, in particular pneumonia, are caused by this pathogen. Researchers from

Looking for Work/Life Balance | Feature

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Widening the Scope of Practice | Medical Blog

Dr. Pelzman discusses the challenge of involving nurses and other healthcare professionals into the current scope of practice so they can do more of what they love.

CME: Guidance on Treating Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis | Medical Blog

Experts from societies and associations around the world have joined forces to update guidelines on idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis treatment.

Should Your Practice Consider Telehealth? | Feature

Investors are pouring money into digital health companies, with $5.8 billion invested in 2015 alone, according to CBInsights. Of the several subcategories of digital health, telehealth continues

Simple saliva test to diagnose asthma | Feature

A new test which can diagnose asthma from a patient’s saliva has been developed by Loughborough University. Around 5.4 million people currently receive treatment for asthma in

Molecules released by Klebsiella pneumoniae bacterium pave the way for invasive infection | Feature

It’s been known that the bacterium Klebsiella pneumoniae secretes small molecules called siderophores that enable it to acquire iron from a host and fuel its spread. Now,

There Is No Such Thing as Too Much TV in This Doctor’s Office: A Different Approach to Patient Engagement | Feature

A recent Accenture report found that patients in the United States are increasingly accessing their electronic health records (EHRs), with rates rising from 27% in 2014 to

NIH-funded researchers: Signs of TB in lungs despite treatment | Feature

Patients with active tuberculosis of the lungs, the infectious form of the disease known as pulmonary tuberculosis (TB), are typically treated with several medications for a period

Guidance on Treating Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis | Feature

Experts from societies and associations around the world have joined forces to update guidelines on idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis treatment.

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