Any patient with asthma may have a flare or asthma exacerbation, so primary care physicians should be aware of risk factors that might alert them to the patients who are particularly at risk.
QD: News Every Day--Azithromycin may benefit non-eosinophilic severe asthma exacerbations : ACP Internist
Azithromycin did not reduce the rate of severe exacerbations and lower respiratory tract infections in patients with severe asthma, but may ...
During a session on diagnostic challenges in allergies (see tomorrow's Internal Medicine 2012 News for more on that), allergist Raymond Sla...
As a kid I had allergies and asthma. Because of this, for several years, my mother wrote a note excusing me from the 600 meter run in elemen...
One common error is to assume that anaphylaxis isn't present because the patient doesn't have hypotension or shock.
Scientists have honed in on the genetic variation that explains why some asthmatic patients don't benefit as much from steroid inhalers. I...
Maybe you've already been convinced by our Green Medicine series ( here and here ) that making your medical practice environmentally friend...
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Chronic respiratory disease is projected to be the third most common cause of death by 2020, but it currently underestimated. This year's American Thoracic Society meeting focuses on issues to bring them to the attention of the rest of the medical
I wrote recently about the need to take into account patient characteristics when using patient outcomes to compare the quality of care pro...