Pulmonary Medicine

Sep 1, 2015 Issue
Bronchodilators for Bronchiolitis [Medicine by the Numbers]

Studies show that none were helped and the impact of harms such as decreased oxygen saturation and tachycardia was uncertain.

Jun 15, 2015 Issue
Role of the Family Physician in the Management of Cystic Fibrosis [Editorials]

Apr 15, 2015 Issue
AAP Releases Practice Guideline on Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention of Bronchiolitis [Practice Guidelines]

This guideline on the diagnosis, management, and prevention of bronchiolitis in children one to 23 months of age from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) updates a previous guideline published in 2006.

Feb 15, 2015 Issue
Hemoptysis: Evaluation and Management [Article]

Find out how to determine the origin of bleeding, when to order computed tomography, and which patients should be admitted to the hospital for further evaluation.

Nov 1, 2014 Issue
Bronchodilators for Bronchiolitis [Cochrane for Clinicians]

Albuterol does not improve any clinical outcomes in the outpatient or inpatient setting and should not be used in the treatment of bronchiolitis in a child 24 months or younger.

Aug 15, 2014 Issue
Chest Pain with Diffuse T-Wave Inversion [Photo Quiz]

A 45-year-old man presented with worsening left-sided, sharp pleuritic chest pain that began one week earlier.

Jul 15, 2014 Issue
Diagnostic Approach to Pleural Effusion [Article]

When is it benign, and which tests are indicated?

Mar 1, 2014 Issue
A Stepwise Approach to the Interpretation of Pulmonary Function Tests [Article]

Office-based pulmonary function testing, also known as spirometry, is a powerful tool for primary care physicians to diagnose and manage respiratory problems. An obstructive defect is indicated by a low forced expiratory volume in one second/forced vital capacity (FEV1/FVC) ratio, which is defined a...

Feb 1, 2013 Issue
Intermittent Sudden Dyspneic Episodes [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

Aug 1, 2012 Issue
Risk Stratification of Children with Bronchiolitis [Point-of-Care Guides]

Bronchiolitis is a common and sometimes serious viral lower respiratory tract infection in young children.

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