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Similar Outcomes for Transplant With Overdose - Death Donors
Outcomes similar for ODD recipients, recipients of organs from trauma - death, medical - death donors (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 17, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Nephrology, Pulmonology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Recommendations Developed on Gender Equity in Medicine
ACP supports equitable physician compensation based on comparable work at each stage of career (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 17, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pathology Source Type: news

Nonoptimized Drug Therapy Costs More Than $ 500 Billion Annually
After initial Rx use, average cost of individual having treatment failure, new medical problem over $ 2,000 (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 16, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Cigarette Price Hike Would Provide More Gains for the Poor
More average life years gained from cessation, and more treatment costs averted for poorest 20 percent (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 12, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Smoke Exposure Tied to Higher CV, Cerebrovascular ER Visits
Increased risk of all - cause cardiovascular, cerebrovascular ER visits, especially for over - 65s (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 11, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Considerable Differences in Burden of Disease at State Level
Increasing burden of various diseases depending on state; overall death rates declined (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 11, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Tai Chi Helps Improve Respiratory Function in COPD
Tai chi found to be as effective as pulmonary rehabilitation (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 10, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

ACA Marketplaces Expand Coverage for Chronically Ill
Enrollees have more chronic conditions, health care use versus other privately insured individuals (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 6, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pathology, P Source Type: news

Girl ’ s Windpipe Replacement Still Works 4 Years Later
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 4, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Nursing, Pulmonology, Surgery, News, Source Type: news

March 2018 Briefing - Pulmonology
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 2, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pulmonology, Monthly Briefing, Source Type: news

Simple Lung Function Tests in Primary Care Help ID Early COPD
Peak flow meter, microspirometry are optimal, with full spirometry for positive results (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 31, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Rate of MI, Stroke Higher After Respiratory Infection
Substantially increased risk of myocardial infarction, stroke in week after S. pneumoniae or influenza (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 30, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Pathology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Liquids in E - Cigarettes Are Heterogeneous, Frequently Toxic
The more chemicals in e - liquid, the more toxic it is likely to be; vanillin tied to higher toxicity (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 29, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

As Pot Smoking Rises, Users Might Also Turn to Cigarettes
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 28, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pulmonology, Dependence, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

1980 to 2014 Saw Decrease in U.S. Mortality From Infectious Diseases
Leading cause of infectious disease mortality in 2014 was lower respiratory infections (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 28, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Pathology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

U.S. Deaths From Infectious Diseases Decline, But Not Everywhere
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 27, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Infections, AIDS, Neurology, Pulmonology, News, Source Type: news

Lean Approach May Help Tackle Burnout in Health Care Providers
Creation of a huddle board represents one method to address issues in a timely manner (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 24, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Measles in Childhood Affects Airflow Obstruction in Midlife
Findings show the effect is in combination with adult asthma, smoking (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 24, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

End of Brutal Flu Season in Sight
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 23, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, News, Source Type: news

High - Flow O2 Therapy Feasible for Infants With Bronchiolitis
Tied to lower rate of care escalation than standard oxygen therapy in infants treated outside ICU (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 22, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

In - Flight Transmission of Respiratory Diseases Low
Study takes into account passenger, crew movement during transcontinental flights (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 20, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Hemodynamic Parameters Predict Outcome in PH - HFpEF
Tied to mortality, hospitalization in pulmonary hypertension in HF with preserved ejection fraction (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 16, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Reduced Cortical Thickness ID ’ d in Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Female OSA patients had multiple regions of reduced cortical thickness in superior frontal lobe (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 16, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine, Neurology, Pathology, Pulmonology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

FDA Considers Lowering Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 15, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Oncology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Dependence, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Many Teens Using Tobacco Don ’ t Self - Identify As Users
Those in denial often single product users of roll - your - own, pipe, e - cigarette, cigar, or hookah tobacco (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 15, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Gut Bacteria May Be Tied to Brain Dysfunction From Sepsis
Presence of bacteria is associated with higher neuroinflammatory markers in mice, humans (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 15, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Gastroenterology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Neurology, Pathology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

More Harms Than Benefits for E - Cigarettes at Population Level
Estimated 168,000 never - smoking young people could become daily smokers after starting e - cigs (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 15, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Higher Exposure to Air Pollution Adds to CVD Risk for Blacks
Higher rate of incident CVD events, all - cause mortality in blacks partly due to PM2.5 exposure (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 15, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pathology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Drug Copayments Often Exceed Prescription Drug Costs
Overpayments affect 23 percent of all prescriptions; more common with generic drugs (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 14, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pediatrics, Pha Source Type: news

Current Tobacco Smoke Exposure Doesn ’ t Obstruct Peds Airflow
However, prenatal smoking is associated with airflow obstruction among children with asthma (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 9, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Nursing, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Severe Sleep Apnea During REM Sleep Tied to Acute CV Events
Findings among those with apnea during REM sleep and with preexisting cardiovascular disease (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 8, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Determining ‘ Avoidability ’ of Nursing Home Transfers Complex
Patients'symptoms, risk conditions found to be only weakly predictive of hospital diagnoses (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 5, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pulmonology, Urology, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

‘ Western ’ Diet Associated With Respiratory Symptoms, COPD
Western dietary pattern associated with higher prevalence of wheeze, cough, phlegm (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 2, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

CPAP Non - Adherence Tied to CV, All - Cause Hospital Readmissions
Difference in 30 - day pulmonary - cause readmissions not significant (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 1, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

February 2018 Briefing - Pulmonology
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 1, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pulmonology, Monthly Briefing, Source Type: news

Female Infertility Tied to Asthma Managed With Rescue Inhalers
No link to infertility for those with former asthma, or for those with asthma preventer medications (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - February 27, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Lead, Other Toxic Metals Found in E - Cigarette Vapors
Study finds metals, including lead, leak from e - cigarette heating coils into inhaled aerosols (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - February 27, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pathology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

No Evidence Use of SEP - 1 Bundle Ups Survival in Sepsis
Neither the sepsis management bundle nor its interventions improve survival for adults with sepsis (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - February 22, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Gastroenterology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Odds of ARDS Up After Cardiac Surgery During Flu Season
Cardiac surgery during flu season is independent risk factor for acute respiratory distress syndrome (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - February 22, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Pathology, Pulmonology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Accelerated Lung Function Decline for Women Who Clean
Faster decline in women responsible for cleaning at home, occupational cleaners, but not for men (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - February 21, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Long - Term Inhaled Corticosteroid Use May Raise Fracture Risk
Long - term inhaled corticosteroid use for COPD tied to small increased risk of hip, upper extremity fracture (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - February 16, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine, Orthopedics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Influenza A(H3N2) Viruses Predominate 2017 - 2018 Season
Vaccine effectiveness estimated at 25 percent against A(H3N2) (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - February 16, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Widely Used COPD Meds Tied to Increased Fracture Risk
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - February 13, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Orthopedics, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Geriatrics, News, Source Type: news

EHRs Not Sufficient to Ensure Success in Value - Based Care
EHRs do not necessarily capture information needed; interoperability is poor, analytics are incomplete (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - February 13, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Another Downside to Opioid Use: Pneumonia?
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - February 12, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, News, Source Type: news

Think Extermination Ends Your Bedbug Woes? Think Again
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - February 12, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Dermatology, Nursing, Pulmonology, News, Source Type: news

Injury Scene Characteristics Linked to Injury Mortality
Increased odds of death for patients injured at locations farthest from level 1 or 2 trauma centers (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - February 10, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pulmonology, Surgery, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Rooming - In May Up Outcomes in Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Reduction in pharmacotherapy use, length of stay for newborns with neonatal abstinence syndrome (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - February 9, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Journal, Source Type: news

Prenatal, Early Life Fructose Intake Associated With Asthma
High intake of sugar - sweetened beverages during pregnancy and early childhood linked to asthma (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - February 9, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Persistent Respiratory Issues in Youth May Decline Lung Function
Respiratory symptoms also associated with increased odds of incident and restrictive physiology (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - February 2, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news