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Massive Pulmonary Embolism: What Level of Aggression?

Massive Pulmonary Embolism: What Level of Aggression?

Indications for thrombolysis in massive PE is reviewed. Learn about a diagnostic and therapeutic algorithm for treating acute PE.......[Read More]
Influenza Incidence and Rates in the Outpatient Setting

Influenza Incidence and Rates in the Outpatient Setting

This study examines outpatient practices to estimate the incidence of medically attended influenza at the community level.......[Read More]
Changes in Gene Expression From Patients With Asthma, Rhinitis

Changes in Gene Expression From Patients With Asthma, Rhinitis

Discover more about how dsRNA changes transcriptional profiles of primary nasal and bronchial epithelial cells - from patients with allergic rhinitis.......[Read More]
Evaluation and Treatment of Pain in Critically Ill Adults

Evaluation and Treatment of Pain in Critically Ill Adults

Learn about practices and techniques specific to addressing and treating pain in the adult intensive care environment.......[Read More]
Mitochondrial DNA Alteration in Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Mitochondrial DNA Alteration in Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Learn why mitochondrial DNA damage presents in patients with obstructive sleep apnea.......[Read More]
Acute Exacerbations in Patients With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Acute Exacerbations in Patients With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is a chronic, fibrosing interstitial lung disease that primarily affects older adults. Find out how to handle the heat of exacerbation.......[Read More]
Use of Guidelines and Risk Stratification...

Use of Guidelines and Risk Stratification...

What are the risk factors for bacterial colonization, treatment failure, and hospitalization?......[Read More]
Body Mass Index is Associated Nitric Oxide and 8-Isoprostanes in Asthmatics

Body Mass Index is Associated Nitric Oxide and 8-Isoprostanes in Asthmatics

Do body mass index related changes in exhaled NO differ between asthmatics and controls, and are these related to increased airway oxidative stress and systemic levels of leptin and adiponectin?......[Read More]
Novel Modes of Mechanical Ventilation

Novel Modes of Mechanical Ventilation

Challenges facing clinicians in providing mechanical ventilatory support are addressed with several novel approaches.......[Read More]
The Association Between Acetaminophen and Asthma

The Association Between Acetaminophen and Asthma

Is acetaminophen a real asthma promoter or an innocent bystander?......[Read More]
Community-Acquired Pneumonia Guidelines

Community-Acquired Pneumonia Guidelines

Community acquired pneumonia guidelines from different regions may interpret the same evidence base differently, and guidelines differ from one country to another. Find out why.......[Read More]
Airway Interventions in the Tracheobronchial Tree

Airway Interventions in the Tracheobronchial Tree

This article reviews the advances in endoscopic techniques aimed to the tracheobronchial tree, some of those include foreign body removal, laser photoresection, and electrosurgery.......[Read More]
Interfering RNA in Allergen Challenge Blocks Allergic Asthma

Interfering RNA in Allergen Challenge Blocks Allergic Asthma

Learn more about the contribution of CD86 on dendritic cells in the reactivation of allergen-specific Th2 cells.......[Read More]
Local Dendritic Cell Activation in Pulmonary Sarcoidosis

Local Dendritic Cell Activation in Pulmonary Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis is a granulomatous disease characterized by a seemingly exaggerated immune response against a difficult to discern antigen. Could dendritic cells be a missing link?......[Read More]
Allergic Diseases and Asthma Predict Onset-age of Asthma

Allergic Diseases and Asthma Predict Onset-age of Asthma

Find out more about the effect of the family history of asthma and allergic diseases on development of asthma.......[Read More]
Influence of 3 Month Exercise Program in COPD Patients

Influence of 3 Month Exercise Program in COPD Patients

Guidelines recommend exercise training in patients with mild to very severe COPD, but which training approaches and intensities are optimal?......[Read More]
Tiotropium Respimat in Children With Symptomatic Asthma

Tiotropium Respimat in Children With Symptomatic Asthma

For children with symptomatic asthma now there's an add-on to medium-dose inhaled corticosteroids, with or without a leukotriene modifier.......[Read More]
Assessment and Management of COPD in the ED and Beyond

Assessment and Management of COPD in the ED and Beyond

What are the best ways to manage acute exacerbations of COPD in the emergency department, ICU and other environments?......[Read More]
Changes in Gene Expression From Patients With Asthma, Rhinitis

Changes in Gene Expression From Patients With Asthma, Rhinitis

Discover more about how dsRNA changes transcriptional profiles of primary nasal and bronchial epithelial cells - from patients with allergic rhinitis.......[Read More]
New Therapeutic Targets in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

New Therapeutic Targets in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Current therapeutic strategies are mainly designed to induce relaxation of the pulmonary arteries, not to improve vascular remodeling that characterizes PAH. Will newer agents remodel the vasculature?......[Read More]