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Life Threatening Asthma

LIFE THREATENING ASTHMA #FOAMed https://t.co/HPxDhliaT9 @ketaminh @Anaesthesia_AGB @ParaACP @FOAMEMS pic.twitter.com/LWQaP32gvi— David Lyness (@Gas_Craic) April 21, 2016 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js  
prehospitalmed.com
over 3 years ago
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Percutaneous Cricothyroid Jet Ventilation Using Repetitive Airway Obstruction: A quick and simple way to ventilate the “impossible” airway

Percutaneous Cricothyroid Jet Ventilation Using Repetitive Airway Obstruction: A quick and simple way to ventilate the “impossible” airway  
prehospitalmed.com
over 3 years ago
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Acquired Resistance in Lung Cancer: When to Switch Agents

Rociletinib and osimertinib appear to be on the verge of approval. Dr Mark Kris discusses how their arrival may affect clinical decisions at the time of acquired resistance in lung cancer.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Echo Case: Diagnose Dyspnea From the Doppler

Dr Wharton keeps something hidden from the patient's history. Can you make the diagnosis?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Non-COPD Lung Disease Still Spells Trouble for Smokers

Even when lung function does not meet criteria for COPD, smokers can still have functional impairment and exacerbations.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Imaging Case of the Week 205

This frontal chest x-ray is from a 27 year old with a cough. What chronic pathology can be noted?Answer will be posted on 18/05/16.  
emergucate.com
over 3 years ago
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Prolyl Isomerase Pin1 Expression in Lung Adenocarcinoma

The findings of this study suggest that inhibition of Pin1 activity could be a novel strategy for lung cancer treatment.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Pre-op Screening and Post-op Care

Many patients with obstructive sleep apnea--both adult and pediatric--are undiagnosed before surgery, putting them at increased risk of complications. Should OSA screening be required before surgery?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Low dose oestrogen combined oral contraception and risk of pulmonary embolism, stroke, and myocardial infarction in five million French women: cohort study

Objective To assess the risk of pulmonary embolism, ischaemic stroke, and myocardial infarction associated with combined oral contraceptives according to dose of oestrogen (ethinylestradiol) and progestogen.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Human Infection With Influenza A(H7N9) Virus During 3 Major Epidemic Waves, China, 2013–2015: Abstract and Introduction

Abstract and Introduction: The epidemiology of influenza A(H7N9) human infections has been changing across 3 epidemic waves, with increasing severity of human infections and hospitalized cases.  
medscape.org
over 3 years ago
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The Impact of Antiretroviral Therapy on Lung Immunology

A new study examines the pulmonary implications of antiretroviral therapy for HIV -- specifically on lung immunology.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Persistent Childhood Asthma Linked to Early COPD

Persistent childhood asthma was linked to signs of COPD before age 30 years; children with a pattern of decreased lung growth or decreased lung function at baseline and males may be at increased risk.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Low dose oestrogen combined oral contraception and risk of pulmonary embolism, stroke, and myocardial infarction in five million French women: cohort study

Objective To assess the risk of pulmonary embolism, ischaemic stroke, and myocardial infarction associated with combined oral contraceptives according to dose of oestrogen (ethinylestradiol) and progestogen.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Low dose oestrogen combined oral contraception and risk of pulmonary embolism, stroke, and myocardial infarction in five million French women: cohort study

Objective To assess the risk of pulmonary embolism, ischaemic stroke, and myocardial infarction associated with combined oral contraceptives according to dose of oestrogen (ethinylestradiol) and progestogen.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Ultrasound in the Diagnosis and Management of Pneumonia

Ultrasound is a useful, cost effective tool in the diagnosis of pneumonia. It should continue to be further integrated into usual practice.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Inhaled Antibiotic Therapy for VAP and Tracheobronchitis

Is inhaled antibiotic therapy a safe and effective treatment alternative for ventilator-associated respiratory infections?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Imaging Case of the Week 203 Answer

The lateral neck x-ray shows fish bone lodged in the pyriform fossa of the hypopharynx as shown below. There is air in the prevertebral space secondary to perforation of the hypopharynx.  
emergucate.com
over 3 years ago
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Which Sleep Apnea Phenotype Leads to Obesity Hypoventilation?

Obesity hypoventilation syndrome and obstructive sleep apnea are related disorders, but it is not clear why they are associated with different patterns of CO2 and serum bicarbonate.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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No Mortality Benefit in COPD With Fluticasone Furoate/Vilanterol

Patients with COPD and cardiovascular disease risk receiving an inhaled corticosteroid, a long-acting beta agonist, or both showed no difference from placebo in all-cause mortality.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Vaccinating pregnant women against flu reduces newborns’ risk of infection, study finds

Infants born to women who reported receiving influenza vaccine during pregnancy had a 61% reduction in influenza-like illnesses in the first six months of life, a 70% reduction in laboratory confirmed influenza and an 81% reduction in hospitalisations associated with laboratory confirmed influenza when compared with infants whose mothers did not receive the vaccine during pregnancy, a US study has found.1  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago