Pulmonology Information Center
Children and young adults with asthma and multiple food allergies may be at risk for reduced small airway lung function than children with a single food allergy.
Sensitization to Aspergillus fumigatus increased the risk for severe asthma.
Rifampin has significantly higher rate of treatment completion, fewer drug-related adverse events.
The new ICD-10 coding system may seem inappropriate for some disease models, but asthma care may benefit from the required changes.
Begin to impart asthma information to young patients and/or their caregivers as early as possible.
Should more hospital systems institute smoke-free hiring policies?
Poor control of asthma and obstructive sleep apnea can feed off one another, according to Michelle Zeidler, MD, pulmonologist at the University of California, Los Angeles, and director of the UCLA Sleep Fellowship Program.
Dr Windel Stracener, a family practitioner for 22 years, discusses substance abuse, sexual activity, and other sensitive topics many clinicians do not ask their patients.
What can be used to treat vaginal dryness and decreased libido in women who smoke?
How often should stable patients with asthma undergo spirometry?
What options are available for patients who cannot or are unwilling to pay the higher copayment for nongeneric medication?
A clinician offers a tip helping patients remember to use their steroid inhalers.
The Department of Transportation's new physical examination requirement helps employees quit smoking.
I have my patients bring all of their pumps to me and will write on the plastic canister with a Sharpie permanent marker.
An 85-year-old female patient receiving treatment for COPD develops a thin white film on her cornea.
What term refers to the plump and sagging appearance of a full pericardium?