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Lung Disease

Feb 1, 2021 Issue
QuantiFERON-TB Gold+ for the Diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection [Diagnostic Tests: What Physicians Need to Know]

QuantiFERON-TB Gold+ testing for the diagnosis of active or latent TB is easily interpreted and more specific than tuberculin skin testing in BCG-vaccinated populations. In environments with an easily accessible laboratory, it may be a preferred option for diagnosing latent TB.


Dec 1, 2018 Issue
Lung Cancer Screening Recommendations from the ACCP [Practice Guidelines]

The American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) recently published recommendations for lung cancer screening based on key questions developed using the PICO (population, intervention, comparator, and outcome) format.


Jan 1, 2018 Issue
Tuberculosis: Guidelines for Diagnosis from the ATS, IDSA, and CDC [Practice Guidelines]

Persons with Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection may have no clinical evidence of disease and present asymptomatically, known as latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) or symptomatically, known as tuberculosis (TB). The American Thoracic Society (ATS), Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), a...


Sep 15, 2016 Issue
Croup [Clinical Evidence Handbook]

What are the effects of treatments (dexamethasone or humidification) in children with mild and moderate to severe croup?



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