Antibiotic use common during asthma hospitalizations, associated with longer stay | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
For patients receiving systemic corticosteroids during an asthma hospitalization, getting antibiotics in addition wasn't associated with any reduction in treatment failure, according to a large retrospective study.
A new risk management program has been instituted for the use of long-acting beta-agonists (LABAs) to treat asthma, the FDA announced last week.
Every hospitalist is likely to encounter a pregnant patient during his or her career and needs to be versed in the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension, preeclampsia, asthma, venous thromboembolism and diabetes.
Antiviral agents for influenza, prognostic scores and stroke, and more.
Majority of asthma, COPD inpatients misuse inhalers, but are easily educated | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
While inhaler misuse is common among hospitalized patients with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), patients can be easily taught to use the devices correctly, a new study found.
These cases and commentary, which address pulmonology, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP16).
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High-flow oxygen gaining ground in adult ICUs.
FDA reviewing safety of HIV drug combo Asthma drugs get risk management program
Acute chest pain, acute coronary syndrome, acute myocardial infarction and bronchospastic conditions are discussed.