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Type 2 Myocardial Infarction Definition Impacts Prognosis
Use of method that does not require coronary artery disease linked to lower mortality rate (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 20, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Attempts to Prevent Tongue Swallowing Hinder Resuscitation
In 17 videos, initial intervention after athlete collapse was attempt to prevent tongue swallowing (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 20, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Total of 0.21 Years Lost Due to Opioid - Related Poisoning Deaths
Drug - related poisoning deaths up from 2000 to 2015, with most of the increase due to opioid deaths (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 20, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Pathology, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Surgery, Anesthesiology & Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Kids ’ Colds Linked to Asthma, Lung Problems Later
But research is too early to confirm a cause - and - effect link (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 19, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, ENT, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Asthma, News, Source Type: news

Half of Repeat Antibiotics in Australia Extend Initial Rx
More than one in five occur at least one month after the initial prescription (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 19, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Nursing, ENT, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

CPAP Telemonitoring Improves 90 - Day Adherence
However, remote automated education program alone did not significantly improve adherence (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 19, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Deaths, Cardiac Arrest Not Rare in Triathlon Participants
Incidence of death or cardiac arrest 1.74 per 100,000 participants; higher incidence in men, with age (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 19, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pathology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Postmarketing Adverse Events Low for CardioMEMS HF System
Of the 5,500 implants during the first three years after FDA approval, 155 reports described 177 events (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 19, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Hospital Quality Independently Impacts Readmission Rates
Readmission rates differ for patients with similar diagnoses admitted to best versus worst hospitals (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 15, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

‘ Science Spin ’ Found Prevalent in Biomedical Literature
Nature of spin varies, with highest variability in prevalence of spin seen in trials (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 15, 2017 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

Doctors Spend Almost Six Hours Per Day on EHR Tasks
Clerical and administrative tasks including order entry, billing account for almost half of hours (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 15, 2017 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

Assay Can ID M. tuberculosis Resistance Mutations
Assay detects mutations associated with resistance to isoniazid, fluoroquinolones, aminoglycosides (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 15, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Internal Medicine, Pathology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Ablating Non - Pulmonary Vein Triggers Improves A - Fib Outcome
Success rate 81 percent for those with, 8 percent for those without non - pulmonary vein ablation (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 14, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Distal Bicep Tendon Rip Tied to Transthyretin Amyloidosis
Findings in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 13, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Orthopedics, Pathology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Mepolizumab Beneficial in COPD With Eosinophilic Phenotype
Lower annual rate of moderate, severe exacerbations for patients receiving 100 mg mepolizumab (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 12, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine, Allergy, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Geriatrics, Conference News, Source Type: news

BP, Heart Rate, Arterial Stiffness Up With E - Cigarettes
Significant increases seen in first 30 minutes after smoking electronic - cigarette containing nicotine (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 12, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Conference News, Source Type: news

‘ Modest at Best ’ Discriminatory Ability for CBC Test in Infants
Findings among febrile infants ( ≤ 60 days) with invasive bacterial infections (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 12, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Nursing, ENT, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Urology, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

AAO - HNS: Improvement in OSA With Cranial Nerve Stimulation
Decrease in apnea - hypopnea index, and improvement in oxygen saturation, sleepiness, quality of life (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 12, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Neurology, ENT, Pulmonology, Conference News, Source Type: news

Online Therapy for Insomnia Linked to Improved Mental Health
University students undergoing online CBT program had reductions in insomnia, paranoia, hallucinations (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 11, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Longer Progression - Free Survival for Durvalumab in NSCLC
Longer median progression - free survival from randomization, higher response rate with durvalumab (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 11, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Radiology, Surgery, Conference News, Source Type: news

Vaccine Campaign in Poor Countries to Save 20 Million Lives
Program will also save $350 billion in health care costs by 2020, study says (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 8, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Neurology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Hepatology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Guinea Pigs Harbor a Hidden Health Hazard
Three Europeans were hospitalized due to infections from these pets (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 8, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Nursing, Pulmonology, News, Source Type: news

Statins Tied to Reduced Mortality Risk in COPD
Statin exposure associated with lower all - cause, pulmonary mortality (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 8, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Center Surgical Volume Linked to LVAD Patient Outcomes
Worse survival at centers performing ≤ 10 left ventricular assist device implants/year (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 8, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pulmonology, Surgery, Anesthesiology & Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Airway Mucin Concentrations May Help Predict Chronic Bronchitis
Mean total mucin concentrations up in smokers with severe COPD, those with respiratory exacerbations (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 8, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Infections, Internal Medicine, Pathology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Zoonotic Chlamydia caviae Tied to Community - Acquired Pneumonia
Three cases of community - acquired pneumonia reported after exposure to ill guinea pigs (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 8, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Statins May Help People With COPD Live Longer
Deaths from lung - related causes were reduced by as much as 45 percent, study suggests (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 8, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pharmacy, Pulmonology, News, Source Type: news

For City Kids With Asthma, Nearby Green Space Is Key
The farther kids lived from a park, the more symptoms they had over 2 weeks, study found (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 8, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Asthma, Sports Medicine, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Budget Cuts Threaten Research on Antimicrobial Resistance
Patient safety, international status of the U.S. as leader in combating AMR both at risk (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 8, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, ENT, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Surgery, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Reduced Asthma Exacerbations Seen With Tezepelumab
Reduction seen with three dose levels of tezepelumab regardless of blood eosinophil counts (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 7, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Tiotropium Effective in Mild to Moderate COPD
Daily inhaled dose tied to improvements in FEV1 compared to placebo (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 7, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Knowledge on Primary Prevention ICD Use Found Lacking
Barriers for referral differ for internists, cardiologists, cardiology residents (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 7, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

New ‘ Biologic ’ Drug May Help Severe Asthma
But similar meds cost up to $30,000 a year (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 6, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Asthma, Research, News, Source Type: news

Long - Acting Inhaler May Help in Early Stage COPD, Too
Doctors may consider starting medications sooner (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 6, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pharmacy, Pulmonology, News, Source Type: news

Smoking Bans Help Kids Breathe Easier
Analysis found anti - smoking policies were linked to drops in childhood chest infections, asthma attacks (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 6, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Asthma, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Racial Variation in Antibiotic Prescribing for Viral ARTI
Non - Hispanic black, Hispanic children less likely than non - Hispanic white children to receive antibiotics (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 6, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Nursing, ENT, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

More Research Needed for Vitamin D ’ s Cardiac Effect in PCI
Little effect on cardiac biomarker levels; significant effect on mean difference in CK - MB, hs - CRP (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 5, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Nursing, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Surgery, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

White Kids More Likely to Get Unneeded Antibiotics
Study finds more evidence of racial disparities in ERs (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 5, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Research, Emergency Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Child Flu Vaccination Down When Nasal Spray Unavailable
Overall child immunization rates fell after CDC advised against the inhaled form, study shows (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 2, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Nursing, ENT, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

β - 2 Adrenergic Agonists May Help Fight Parkinson ’ s Disease
Asthma medications may lower risk, but much more research is needed (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 1, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Pathology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Low Incidence of Adverse Events for A - Fib Catheter Ablation
Within 30 days of index CA, 3.5 percent developed major AEs, most often hemorrhage/hematoma (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 1, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pulmonology, Radiology, Surgery, Anesthesiology & Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

August 2017 Briefing - Pulmonology
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 1, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pulmonology, Monthly Briefing, Source Type: news

Stem Cell Factor Tied to Reduced Risk of Cardiac Events, Death
High levels of SCF linked to lower cardiovascular and all - cause mortality, heart failure, stroke (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 1, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Pathology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Local Allergic Rhinitis Often Progresses Over Time
With increase in emergency care, development of asthma, loss of allergen tolerance, QoL impairment (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 31, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nursing, ENT, Pathology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Transvenous Pacemaker Complications Common, Costly
Incidence of complications for single - , dual - chamber TVPs reached about 15, 16 percent by three years (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 31, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Oxygen Doesn ’ t Reduce Mortality in Suspected Acute MI
Routine use of supplemental oxygen does not reduce one - year all - cause mortality versus ambient air (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 30, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pulmonology, Conference News, Source Type: news

Smoking Linked to Frailty in Seniors
But study also found those who had quit didn't suffer same fate (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 29, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Orthopedics, Pulmonology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Low Rate of Recurrence Seen for Serious Reactions to Vaccines
Findings add to evidence of safety of childhood immunizations, pediatricians say (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 29, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Nursing, ENT, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Allergy, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Coffee Consumption Linked to Improved Longevity
Four cups a day could reduce risk by 64 percent, researchers say (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 29, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Pulmonology, Conference News, Source Type: news

FDA Cites ‘ Significant Deviations ’ at Florida Stem Cell Clinic
Agency concerned about'significant deviations from current good manufacturing practice requirements'(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 29, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Orthopedics, Pathology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Anesthesiology & Pain, Journal, Source Type: news