Low Vitamin D Levels Tied to Interstitial Lung Disease
Findings include both high - attenuation areas, interstitial lung abnormalities on scans (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 21, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Residents Should Take Advantage of Paid Time Off
Residents report making time for family, pursuing interests, and squeezing in important trips (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 20, 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

Florence ’ s Lingering Threat: Mold
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 20, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Nursing, Pulmonology, Asthma, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Zapping Airway Nerves May Help COPD Patients Breathe
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 18, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Neurology, Nursing, Pulmonology, Research, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Tips for Advising Patients Living in Highly Polluted Settings
Guidance focuses on Americans posted in overseas settings with high ambient levels of air pollution (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 18, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Compliance With Requirement to Report Results on EUCTR Is Poor
Half of trials on European Union Clinical Trials Register are non - compliant with requirements (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 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

Drug Prices Increase More Than Expected After Shortages
Expected price increase 20 percent for all drugs after shortage versus 9 percent in absence of shortage (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 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

Many Middle, High Schoolers Report E - Cigarette Cannabis Use
Use is higher among males, current users of e - cigarettes or other tobacco products (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 18, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Ambient Particulate Matter Linked to Emergency Asthma Care
Increase in asthma hospital visits with increasing ambient particulate matter in San Luis Valley (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 17, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Model Estimates Mortality in Patients Waiting for Hearts
Neurologic events, new requirement for dialysis, respiratory complications yield updated estimates (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 17, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Neurology, Pulmonology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Situation Framing, Language Can Influence Decision - Making
Docs should provide risks of both having treatment and not having treatment to minimize loss aversion (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 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

Small Reduction in Lung Function With Tx De - Escalation in COPD
No difference in exacerbations with indacaterol/glycopyrronium for non - frequently exacerbating COPD (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 14, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Journal, Source Type: news

Six - Step Analysis Can Help Improve Practice Logistics
Method showed unfavorable traits related to match between supply, demand, access at outpatient clinic (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 12, 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

Docs, Consumers Agree on Benefits of Virtual Care
But physician adoption of virtual care technologies is low; few plan to add video visit capability (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 10, 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

New Bronchoscopic Option Used for Severe Emphysema
First bronchoscopic lung volume reduction using endobronchial valve performed at Temple University (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 10, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pulmonology, Surgery, Institutional, Source Type: news

Metabolite Analysis IDs Pathways Associated With WTC - Lung Injury
Findings in small study of firefighters with World Trade Center Lung Injury (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 7, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pathology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Better Training Needed to Boost LGBTQ Patient Health Care
Issues raised at AMA discussion include knowledge gaps for transgender women, screening guidelines (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 7, 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

Enrollment in High - Deductible Health Plans Up From ‘ 07 to ‘ 17
Almost one - quarter of adults aged 18 to 64 with employment - based coverage had HDHP without HSA (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 5, 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

Adding Pharmacist to Team Can Improve Patient Outcomes
Pharmacist roles include helping with insulin treatment, virtual consults, diabetes management (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 4, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Institutional, Source Type: news

Even ‘ Good ’ Levels of Air Pollution Are Bad for Smokers
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 4, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pulmonology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

August 2018 Briefing - Pulmonology
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 4, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pulmonology, Monthly Briefing, Source Type: news

MICs of Isoniazid, Rifampin May Predict Tuberculosis Relapse
Higher MIC in pretreatment M. tuberculosis isolates linked to relapse risk (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 30, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

National Provider Identifiers Are Vulnerable to Theft
Providers can take steps to prevent NPI identity theft and resulting health care fraud (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 22, 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

Teen Smoke Exposure Tied to Increase in Related Symptoms
Exposure in non - smoking adolescents linked to increased risk of ED and/or urgent care visits (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 22, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Strategy Outlined for Shooter Incident in Health Care Facility
Adhering to'secure, preserve, fight'strategy recommended for areas with vulnerable patients (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 22, 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

Advantages for HDHP Enrollees in Large Versus Small Firms
More than twice as many HDHP enrollees in small versus large firms lack employer - funded accounts (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 22, 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

Many Children With Asthma Do Not Have Medications Ready
Low - income urban preschoolers with asthma may not meet home medication readiness criteria (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 20, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Allergy, Journal, Source Type: news

Heat - Driven Air Conditioning May Contribute to Additional Deaths
Researchers project that AC adaptation will account for increase in deaths related to air quality (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 20, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Little Global Development Assistance for Adolescent Health
Overall, 1.6 percent of total development assistance for health went to projects with adolescent target (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 20, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Tobacco Content Still Common on U.K. Prime - Time Television
Tobacco content occurred in 33 percent of all programs; 8 percent of all adverts, trailer breaks (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 20, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nursing, Oncology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

QI Program Can Up Outcomes for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Decreases in pharmacologic treatment, adjunctive agent use, hospital length of stay, opioid tx days (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 17, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Nursing, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Journal, Source Type: news

Practice Names, Logos Should Be Carefully Designed
The logo should be simple and easy to identify, should send a message about the medical practice (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 17, 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, Psy Source Type: news

Childhood Exposure to Smoke May Raise Risk of Death From COPD
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 16, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Steps Provided for Discharging Patient From Practice
Letter should be sent informing patient of their discharge, providing at least 30 days'notice (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 16, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Pulmonology Source Type: news

Patient Portals Don ’ t Appear to Have Much Traction
Patients not accessing them, physicians not using full range of features (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 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

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