AHA: Wildfire Smoke Threatens Health of Those Near and Far
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 15, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Pulmonology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Labetalol Use Up for Patients With Preeclampsia and Asthma
Use of labetalol versus other antihypertensives linked to increased risk of status asthmaticus (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 15, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Physicians With Medicine/Psych Training Can Help Complex Cases
Dually trained med/psych physicians can effectively care for hospital patients with psychiatric issues (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 14, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

6 Factors Related to Inclusion in Health Care Workplace ID ’ d
Presence of discrimination, the silent witness, effectiveness of leadership can help assess inclusion (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 14, 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

C. difficile Tied to Increased Graft Loss in Solid Organ Recipients
Proven infections, antibiotic treatments in past three months tied to increased development of CDI (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 13, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Infections, Nephrology, Pulmonology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Bundling Doesn ’ t Cut Medicare Payments for Medical Conditions
No changes in clinical complexity, length of stay, emergency visits, readmission, or mortality (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 11, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Women With Asthma More Likely to Develop COPD
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 10, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Gynecology, Pulmonology, Asthma, News, Source Type: news

Preschoolers ’ Parents May Be Unprepared to Treat Asthma
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 8, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Nursing, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Asthma, News, Source Type: news

School Prep Includes Planning Allergy, Asthma Management
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 8, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Asthma, Allergy, News, Source Type: news

Routine X - Ray Not Needed After US - Guided Central Line Insertion
Low risk of pneumothorax, catheter misplacement after ultrasound - guided procedure (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 7, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pulmonology, Radiology, Surgery, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Critical Care, Journal, Source Type: news

Biomarker Panel May Improve Lung Cancer Risk Assessment
Risk score based on panel of four circulating protein biomarkers (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 6, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Oncology, Pathology, Pulmonology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

CDC: E - Cigarette Sales in the United States Climb As Prices Fall
Average monthly sales of electronic cigarettes and related products rose 132 percent from 2012 to 2017 (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 4, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Health Affairs Announces Launch of New Three - Year Initiative
Council on Health Care Spending and Value will be co - chaired by William Frist and Margaret Hamburg (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 3, 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

Three Financial Metrics Can Improve Practice Performance
Understanding collection rate, accounts receivable, A/R aging helps improve practice performance (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 3, 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

How Doctors Receive Feedback Is Key for Antimicrobial Programs
For inpatient providers, disagreement about antimicrobial use attribution rises with complexity (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 2, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Rheumatol Source Type: news

E - Cigarettes Don ’ t Seem to Aid Smoking Cessation Efforts
Dual users had the highest prevalence of respiratory symptoms (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 2, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Steer Clear of Obese Friends With the Flu
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 2, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Pulmonology, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Telemedicine Cuts Inter - Hospital ICU Transfers of Critically Ill
Decrease mainly occurred in patients with more severe illness, GI and respiratory diagnoses (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 1, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Journal, Source Type: news

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

Front Desk Staff Can Set Up a Practice for Successful Billing
Front desk staff should be trained, and should not be assigned to billing at same time as answering calls (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 31, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Radiolo Source Type: news

Vaping Medical Pot May Not Ease COPD Symptoms: Study
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 27, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pulmonology, Dependence, News, Source Type: news

Reducing Computers in Rounds May Cut Communication Barriers
Associated with reduced barriers to communication in surgical ICU patient presentations (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 26, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Nursing, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Surgery, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Medical Organizations Must Address Sexual Harassment
Proactive approach needed; should include interactive programs to get people talking (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 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

Portable Sleep Monitoring Accurate in Heart Failure Patients
Respiratory polygraphy can accurately diagnose sleep apnea in patients hospitalized with heart failure (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 23, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Pulmonology, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Patients Care About the Clothes Doctors Wear
New findings show that attire influenced satisfaction with clinical care (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 19, 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, Pediatric Source Type: news

Alternative Payment Models Should Include Precision Medicine
APMs should be encouraged to integrate precision medicine approaches, personalize patient care (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 18, 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

PM2.5 Contributes to Burden of Diabetes Mellitus Globally
Globally, ambient PM2.5 contributed to about 3.2 million incident cases of diabetes (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 16, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Virtual Assistants Not HIPAA Compliant
Lawyer recommends physicians should not bring Siri and Alexa to the office (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 14, 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

Can You Eat Your Way to Better Asthma Control?
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 13, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pulmonology, Asthma, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Drop in Childhood Pneumococcal, Hib Deaths From 2000 to 2015
Most children who died of pneumococcus and Hib presented with pneumonia (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 12, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Patient Engagement in Asthma Treatment Plans May Improve Quality of Life
In older adults with asthma, decision making scores positively correlated with QoL scores (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 2, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

About 10 Percent of Youth Report Smoking Hookah
Living with a hookah smoker, co - use of mentholated or other flavored cigarettes predict frequent use (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 2, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Use of Palliative Care, Oxygen Therapy Increasing for COPD
Increase in use of formal palliative care services, long - term oxygen, but proportions still remain low (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 2, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

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

Nitric Oxide Cuts Kidney Injury After Long Cardiac Surgery
Reduced kidney injury, better kidney function seen after prolonged cardiopulmonary bypass (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 30, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Nephrology, Pulmonology, Surgery, Critical Care, Journal, Source Type: news

Combination of LABA + Inhaled Glucocorticoid Safe in Asthma
Also results in significantly fewer asthma exacerbations than inhaled glucocorticoid alone (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 28, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Health Care Technology Impacts Younger Patient Satisfaction
Younger health care consumers are dissatisfied with technology capability of health care organizations (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 28, 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

More Cash - Pay Patients Means Docs Need Billing Strategies
Trend is requiring providers to proactively develop comprehensive policies (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 22, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Source Type: news

Many Physicians Not Prepared for End - of - Life Talks With Patients
Additional training, reimbursement may foster these critical conversations, authors say (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 22, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Case Volume Affects Mortality for Immunosuppressed With Sepsis
Risk of death from sepsis up at hospitals with lowest volume of immunosuppressed patients with sepsis (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 8, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Pulmonology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Health Tip: Breathe Easier in a Volcano Zone
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 8, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pulmonology, Asthma, Preventive Medicine, FYI, Source Type: news

Think Twice About Tonsil, Adenoid Removal
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 7, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: ENT, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Asthma, Surgery, News, Source Type: news

AAFP Joins Call on FDA to Reduce Nicotine Content in Cigarettes
AAFP and other signatories also call on FDA to apply the proposal to other combustible tobacco products (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 6, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Institutional, Source Type: news

CDC: Prevalence of No Insurance Varies by Occupational Groups
Significant drop in prevalence of uninsured from 2013 to 2014; variation by occupation in both years (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 6, 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

Similar Primary Outcome for Lower O2 Sat in Extreme Preterm
No significant difference in composite outcome of death, major disability for extremely preterm infants (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 6, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

ASHP: SVP, Injectable Opioid Shortages Threaten Patient Care
98.4 percent of respondents report moderate, severe shortages of morphine, hydromorphone, fentanyl (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - May 31, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Psychia Source Type: news

Most Premature Infants Receive Early Antibiotics
Variation across centers in early antibiotic exposures, prolonged antibiotic administration (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - May 30, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Journal, Source Type: news

Obesity May Offer Some Protection When Severe Infection Strikes
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - May 25, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Nursing, Pulmonology, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Mortality Still High After Surgery for Congenital Heart Defects
Long - term mortality elevated even for mild defects; overall survival improved over time (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - May 25, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

60 - Day Mortality Not Significantly Lower With ECMO in ARDS
No significant drop in mortality with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in severe ARDS (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - May 25, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Journal, Source Type: news