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On Doctoring - Pulmonary Exam

Contents: Introduction Inspection Palpation & Percussion Auscultation Summary  
youtube.com
over 2 years ago
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Oxygen Flow Rate and FiO2: Understand the Relationship!

Oxygen, we all need it! We do not need a lot of it under normal circumstances, with 21% being the fraction of inspired oxygen (FiO2) of room air. FiO2 is defined as the percentage or concentration of oxygen that a person inhales.  The air that we inhale on a day to day basis is made up of 21% of oxygen, 78% of nitrogen and 1% of trace elements such as argon, carbon dioxide, neon, helium and methane.  
bloggingforyournoggin.wordpress.com
over 2 years ago
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Lesson Plan for first session of Respiratory Monitoring

In this lesson plan for the first session of respiratory monitoring, small group questions and assessments following watching a film on youtube.com are presented.  
Babak Gharaei
over 2 years ago
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fysionet-evidencebased.nl
about 3 years ago
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Knowledge About LDCT Lung Cancer Screening Low

A small survey of South Carolina family physicians found reluctance in referring high-risk patients for LDCT screening despite multiple professional organizations' recommendations.  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago
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SGEM#157: Nebulized Hypertonic Saline for Acute Bronchiolitis

Guest Skeptic: Dr. Chantal Guimont. Chantal is a Family Doctor who works in a in a mixed pediatric and adults tertiary care center in Quebec City. She has a PhD in epidemiology and is on faculty at Laval University.  
thesgem.com
about 3 years ago
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Breath Analysis Normalizes After Lung Cancer Resection

The levels of exhaled carbonyl compounds decrease to normal after lung cancer resection, researchers report.  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago
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Web App Ups Lung Cancer Survival by 7 Months

In a phase 3 randomized clinical trial, cancer care enhanced by a web application improved overall survival by 7 months over standard care.  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago
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Influenza Activity — United States, 2015–16 Season and Composition of the 2016–17 Influenza Vaccine | MMWR

The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Series is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  
cdc.gov
about 3 years ago
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Why Are We Seeing So Much Pertussis?

Waning immunity of the acellular pertussis vaccine seems to be the culprit, but what is the solution?  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago
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X-rays Questioned for Asthma Exacerbation Without Fever, Hypoxia

Radiography should not be used routinely to detect pneumonia in young children with asthma who do not have fever or hypoxia, according to new research.  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago
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Novel Antibody Shows Efficacy in Small-Cell Lung Cancer

Early data show promising activity in small-cell lung cancer with a new antibody-drug conjugate that targets delta-like protein DLL3.  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago
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Long-term Survival After Cardiac Surgery in COPD Patients

How do COPD patients fare in the long-term after undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting?  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago
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Dr. Heimlich, 96, Saves Choking Woman With Namesake Maneuver

Dr. Henry Heimlich, the 96-year-old Cincinnati surgeon credited with inventing the lifesaving technique named for him, used it for the first time this week to save a fellow senior center resident who was choking on a hamburger, a center spokesman said on Friday.  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago
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Occupational asthma

A 22 year old man thought he might have hay fever. Several months later his general practitioner diagnosed asthma. It later emerged that his symptoms were associated with his work in a bakery, and he was referred to an occupational lung disease specialist who diagnosed occupational asthma.  
feeds.bmj.com
about 3 years ago
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Occurrence, Characteristics, and Predictors of Pain in COPD

Pain is a significant, undertreated problem for patients with COPD. Read about the prevalence and characteristics of pain in COPD patients here.  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago