https://acpinternist.org/archives/2013/04/pulmonology.htm. Pulmonary arterial hypertension can be recognized and treated. But it remains a diagnosis that is often missed, and the delay can lead to
A combination of prednisone, azathioprine and N-acetylcysteine (NAC) for pulmonary fibrosis prompted a trial to stop early after it showed an increased risk of death and hospitalization compared with NAC alone and with placebo.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2013/03/pulmonology.htm. Early detection of pulmonary embolism is critical, which puts the primary care internist on the front lines of preventing a patient's continual
The correct answer is D. Methacholine challenge testing. This content is available to MKSAP 19 subscribers as Question 17 in the Pulmonology and Critical Care Medicine section.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2014/03/editors.htm. This issue includes stories centered on various aspects of pulmonology, as well as a glimpse at the upcoming Internal Medicine 2014 in Orlando,
The guideline included a strong recommendation against the use of warfarin, among other medications.
Emphysema found on computed tomography (CT) was associated with an increased risk for mortality among people without airflow obstruction or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a study found.
Because not all presentations of lung diseases include gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)'s more commonly recognized symptoms, such as heartburn and regurgitation, it is easy to miss GERD as a contributing factor. Internists should be on the
A survey, combined with selective peak expiratory flow, was the best method for predicting undiagnosed, clinically significant chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a recent case-control study found.
PULMONOLOGY. “Of all the patients that come here,we make a diagnosis of PE in about 10%to 20% of patients,” Dr.