Longitudinal Analysis of PRISm Conducted in Large Adult Population
Preserved ratio impaired spirometry associated with increased risks for breathlessness and cardiovascular disease (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - November 10, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Pandemic Puts ‘ Outdated ’ Infection Control Practices Under Scrutiny
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - November 10, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Nursing, Pulmonology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

ACAAI: Youth With Asthma Not Prepared for Transition to Adult Care
Half of young adults surveyed did not remember being introduced to concepts of transitioning care by their pediatric provider (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - November 8, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Conference News, Source Type: news

ACAAI: Sensitization to Allergens Not Up for Children With Asthma
From 1999 to 2014, there was no increase seen in prevalence of sensitization to any pollen or allergen (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - November 8, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Allergy, Conference News, Source Type: news

Biden Administration Moves to Cut Methane Emissions That Threaten Climate, Health
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - November 2, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Pulmonology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

USPSTF Still Advises Against COPD Screening for Asymptomatic Adults
Task force concludes with moderate certainty that there is no net benefit for screening asymptomatic adults for COPD (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - November 2, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

EHR Data Support Reported Effectiveness of Ad26.COV2.S Vaccine
Retrospective study showed incidence rate ratio of 0.26 for SARS - CoV - 2 infection in vaccinated persons versus unvaccinated controls (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - November 2, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pathology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Results Mixed for Use of Zinc for Acute Viral RTIs in Adults
Some evidence suggests zinc might shorten duration of symptoms, but further research needed to address many unanswered questions (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - November 2, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Zinc Might Help Shorten Your Cold or Flu, Study Finds
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - November 2, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

COVID - 19 Death Toll Tops 5 Million Worldwide
COVID - 19 is now the third leading cause of death worldwide, behind only heart disease and stroke (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - November 2, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Institutional, Source Type: news

Pediatric Critical Care Professionals Experiencing Moral Distress
Professionals experiencing moral distress during COVID - 19 pandemic due to factors that challenge professional integrity (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - November 1, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Journal, Source Type: news

Risankizumab Not Beneficial for Severe Asthma in Adults
In phase 2a trial, time to first asthma worsening shorter with risankizumab compared with placebo (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 29, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Higher Dose of Steroid Does Not Improve Outcomes in Severe COVID - 19
Number of days alive without life support at day 28 did not differ with dexamethasone 12 mg versus 6 mg in those with severe hypoxemia (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 29, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Nursing, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Journal, Source Type: news

Itepekimab Bests Placebo for Moderate - to - Severe Asthma
Incidence of events indicating loss of asthma control lower with itepekimab monotherapy in phase 2, proof - of - concept trial (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 28, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine, Allergy, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Cell Culture - Derived Influenza Vaccine Efficacious in Children
Vaccine efficacy consistent in subgroups according to age, sex, race, and previous influenza vaccination (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 27, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Pathology, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Geriatrics - Focused Risk Factors ID ’ d for COVID - 19 Death
Indicators other than age alone can be used to determine prognosis in older adults hospitalized with COVID - 19 (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 22, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Pulmonology, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Flu Cases Already Up 23 Percent This Season: Walgreens
Significant increase shown by the company's analysis of its own data reflects the historically low levels of flu last year (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 21, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Institutional, Source Type: news

Even With Mild COVID, Obesity May Mean Worse Symptoms
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 20, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

More Than Half of COVID - 19 Survivors Have Postacute  Sequelae
Most common sequelae include functional mobility impairments, pulmonary abnormalities, and mental health disorders (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 19, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Neurology, ENT, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Inbox Time Linked to Reduced Odds of Physician Turnover
And increase in mean total messages received per day seen for physicians during March 2020 to June 2021 (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 19, 2021 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, Rheumat Source Type: news

Biologic Therapies Available for Pediatric Patients With Asthma
Pediatricians should refer patients to a pediatric subspecialist to identify candidates for biologic therapy and select the appropriate medication (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 18, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Why Are Gulf Coast Welders Dying From Anthrax - Like Disease?
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 18, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Pulmonology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Antithrombotic Therapy Not Helpful for COVID - 19 Outpatients
Major adverse cardiopulmonary outcomes not reduced with aspirin, apixaban versus placebo for clinically stable COVID - 19 outpatients (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 18, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Incidence Rates of SARS - CoV - 2 Similar for Children, Adults
More infections asymptomatic among children, with 52 percent asymptomatic among those aged 0 to 4 years versus 12 percent in adults (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 15, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Therapeutic - Dose LMWH Cuts Thromboembolism, Deaths in COVID - 19
Reduction in venous thromboembolism, arterial thromboembolism, and deaths seen in high - risk patients in non - ICU, but not ICU, settings (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 15, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Antibody Response to BNT162b2 Reported in Pediatric Transplant Recipients
Positive antibody titers seen in 73.3 percent of pediatric solid organ transplant recipients who provided titers at one month after the second dose (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 12, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Infections, Nephrology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Glucose - Regulating Drugs Aid COVID - 19 Outcomes in Patients With Diabetes
Findings include GLP - 1R agonists and pioglitazone use, with drop in hospital admissions (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 9, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Nursing, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

CDC Urges Flu Shots as Survey Shows Half of Americans Do Not Plan on It
Severity of the upcoming flu season is unclear, but other respiratory infections have already returned (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 9, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Institutional, Source Type: news

AAP: Social Distancing Measures in Ohio Cut RSV, Influenza Rates
Incidence, positivity of RSV 0 percent until March 14, 2021, when first case detected, concurrent with relaxation of social distancing (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 8, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Emergency Medicine, Conference News, Source Type: news

COVID - 19 Delta Variant Tied to More Hospitalizations in Pregnant Patients
One - fourth of pregnant patients diagnosed at a public Texas hospital between Aug. 29 and Sept. 4 admitted for severe illness (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 8, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Infections, Nursing, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Being Over 40 With T1DM Ups Risk for COVID - 19 - Related Hospitalizations
Children and younger individuals with type 1 diabetes had better outcomes and milder disease (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 8, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Endocrinology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Social Distancing Kept Kids From Getting Flu, RSV
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 8, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, News, Source Type: news

Western Wildfires Are Making Easterners Sick: U.S. Study
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 7, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pulmonology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Air Pollution, Road Traffic Noise Exposure May Be Linked to Heart Failure
Female nurses exposed to high levels of PM2.5, NO2, and road traffic noise had enhanced risk for heart failure; risks greater in those with hypertension or former smoking history (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 6, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pathology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

NIH Director Francis Collins to Retire by Year ’ s End
The 71 - year - old physician - geneticist will return to his lab at the National Human Genome Research Institute in Bethesda (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 6, 2021 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

E - Cigarette Use in Teens Prevalent During COVID - 19 Pandemic
11.3 and 2.8 percent of high school and middle school students reported current use in 2021; 27.6 and 8.3 percent of users reported daily use (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 4, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Intranasal Corticosteroids Tied to Less Severe COVID - 19 Outcomes
Findings seen among individuals regularly using steroid nasal sprays before COVID - 19 diagnosis (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 2, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Allergy, ENT, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Amoxicillin Not Effective for Pediatric Lower Respiratory Tract Infection
Amoxicillin unlikely to be clinically effective overall or in specified clinical subgroups in whom antibiotics are commonly prescribed (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 1, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Physicians Less Likely to Test for PE in Dementia Patients
Findings seen in patients with dementia presenting with clinical factors known to be predictive of pulmonary embolism risk (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 1, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Pathology, Pulmonology, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Preexisting Chronic Conditions Tied to COVID - 19 Severity in Children
Additionally, Black or other non - White race tied to greater severity in hospitalized children (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 29, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Gene Variant Tied to Risk for Interstitial Lung Disease in RA
For patients with rheumatoid arthritis, lifetime risks for ILD were 16.8 percent for MUC5B carriers, 6.1 percent for noncarriers (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 28, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pathology, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Journal, Source Type: news

Guillain - Barr é Syndrome May Be Triggered by SARS - CoV - 2 Infection
During study period, 22 percent with GBS had confirmed or probable SARS - CoV - 2 infection; patients had uniform neurologic features (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 25, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

WHO Issues Guidance for Use of Casirivimab - Imdevimab in COVID - 19
Combo conditionally recommended for patients with nonsevere disease at risk for severe disease, seronegative patients with severe infection (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 24, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Asthma, Smoking, Chronic Sinusitis Tied to Early COPD Risk
Large study of Hispanic adults shows association with risk for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease before age 50 (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 24, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: ENT, Pulmonology, Allergy, Journal, Source Type: news

COVID - 19 Does Not Seem to Impact Lung Function in Young People
No statistically significant deterioration in lung function seen following COVID - 19, regardless of severity (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 22, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Conference News, Source Type: news

Overweight Children With Asthma Less Likely to Respond to Treatment
Higher body mass index tied to poor response to inhaled corticosteroids (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 21, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Allergy, Conference News, Source Type: news

Delta Variant Now Fueling 99 Percent of U.S. COVID - 19 Cases
The delta variant is driving the increase in hospitalizations (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 21, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pulmonology, Institutional, Source Type: news

Sleep Apnea Patients Struggle as Common CPAP Machine Is Recalled
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 20, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Neurology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Workers at the World Trade Center Site Face Higher Risk for COPD
Rescue and recovery workers who arrived at the site early and those with a previous asthma diagnosis face the greatest risk for developing COPD (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 20, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Pulmonology, Conference News, Source Type: news

NIH Spending Nearly $470 Million on ‘ Long - Haul COVID ’ Study
Goal is to uncover why some people have prolonged symptoms or develop new or returning symptoms after recovering from COVID - 19 (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 17, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Institutional, Source Type: news