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Advances in Pneumococcal Antibiotic Resistance

Advances in Pneumococcal Antibiotic Resistance

Will widespread use of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines be enough to reduce the growing threat of drug-resistant 19A pneumococci?......[Read More]
Inhibition of Neutrophil Elastase Attenuates Airway Inflammation

Inhibition of Neutrophil Elastase Attenuates Airway Inflammation

Learn about the potential for neutrophil elastase inhibitor use as a modulator of the immune/inflammatory response.......[Read More]
Sarcoid-Associated Pulmonary Hypertension and Lung Transplant

Sarcoid-Associated Pulmonary Hypertension and Lung Transplant

What's the role for lung transplantation in patients with sarcoidosis?......[Read More]
Low Dose Inhaled Corticosteroid Therapy in Asthma

Low Dose Inhaled Corticosteroid Therapy in Asthma

While most of the clinical benefits of inhaled corticosteroid therapy may occur at low doses, results of dose-ranging studies are inconsistent.......[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]
Bacteria in Sputum of Patients With Severe Asthma

Bacteria in Sputum of Patients With Severe Asthma

How common is bacterial colonization of the lower airways in patients with stable but severe asthma?......[Read More]
Interventional Pulmonology for Asthma and Emphysema

Interventional Pulmonology for Asthma and Emphysema

Sharpen your knowledge of bronchoscopic modalities for emphysema and asthma.......[Read More]
Genetic Susceptibility for Chronic Bronchitis in COPD

Genetic Susceptibility for Chronic Bronchitis in COPD

Learn more about genetic variants associated with COPD subjects with chronic bronchits relative to smokers with normal spirometry.......[Read More]
Preventive Behaviors After the 2009 H1N1 Influenza Pandemic

Preventive Behaviors After the 2009 H1N1 Influenza Pandemic

Are minority groups more or less likely to adopt influenza prevention behaviors?......[Read More]
Respiratory Syncytial Virus, an Ongoing Medical Dilemma

Respiratory Syncytial Virus, an Ongoing Medical Dilemma

There is a large, unmet need for the development of vaccines, prophylactics or therapeutics to help combat RSV. Have there been any clinical trials that look promising?......[Read More]
CV Risk With Obstructive and Restrictive Airway Functioning

CV Risk With Obstructive and Restrictive Airway Functioning

Learn more about the cardiovascular risk profile for adults with obstructive and restrictive impairments of lung functioning.......[Read More]
CV Risk With Obstructive and Restrictive Airway Functioning

CV Risk With Obstructive and Restrictive Airway Functioning

Learn more about the cardiovascular risk profile for adults with obstructive and restrictive impairments of lung functioning.......[Read More]
Clinical Use of Exhaled VOCs in Pulmonary Diseases

Clinical Use of Exhaled VOCs in Pulmonary Diseases

Are there different 'breath-prints' for asthma, lung cancer, COPD, and cystic fibrosis?......[Read More]
Improving Medication Adherence in COPD

Improving Medication Adherence in COPD

Find out more about the most effective strategies for improving medication adherence in patients with COPD.......[Read More]
NT-ProBNP and Mortality After Acute Exacerbation of COPD

NT-ProBNP and Mortality After Acute Exacerbation of COPD

Find out more to fully utilize the results of pro BNP in acute COPD exacerbation.......[Read More]
Emerging Drugs for Active Tuberculosis

Emerging Drugs for Active Tuberculosis

Is there hope on the horizon for active TB treatment? Seven potential drugs for treating tuberculosis are reviewed in this article.......[Read More]
Pulmonary Hypertension and Cor Pulmonale in COPD

Pulmonary Hypertension and Cor Pulmonale in COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has considerable effects on cardiac function, including that of the right and left ventricles as well as the pulmonary blood vessels.......[Read More]
Microvascular Associations of Increased Aortic Stiffness in COPD

Microvascular Associations of Increased Aortic Stiffness in COPD

Does urinary albumin creatinine ratio reflect glomerular damage related to aortic stiffness?......[Read More]
Lung Transplantation for Cystic Fibrosis

Lung Transplantation for Cystic Fibrosis

Find out more about when to consider lung transplantation and more for patients with cystic fibrosis.......[Read More]
Characterization of COPD Heterogeneity in the ECLIPSE Cohort

Characterization of COPD Heterogeneity in the ECLIPSE Cohort

COPD is a complex disease, with clinical, functional, and radiological presentations that vary greatly from patient to patient. The authors aim to find some common characteristics.......[Read More]