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Majority of asthma, COPD inpatients misuse inhalers, but are easily educated

devices. COPD patients were twice as likely to have insufficient vision as asthma patients (43% vs. ... There was no difference between asthma and COPD patients in ability to learn inhaler technique.
February 2011

Duty hours, infective endocarditis

Antibiotics did not improve outcomes in adult patients who were hospitalized for an asthma exacerbation and received systemic corticosteroids, a study found. ... In addition, the findings highlight the need for future research to improve antimicrobial
August 2019

Antibiotic use common during asthma hospitalizations, associated with longer stay

Antibiotics did not improve outcomes in adult patients who were hospitalized for an asthma exacerbation and received systemic corticosteroids, a study found. ... In addition, the findings highlight the need for future research to improve antimicrobial
February 2019

Test yourself: Pulmonary medicine

The patient was intubated 7 days ago for a severe exacerbation of asthma. ... The patient has a history of asthma, and his medications are inhaled mometasone and albuterol.
September 2010

Asthma drugs get risk management program

LABAs are contraindicated without the use of an asthma controller medication, such as an inhaled corticosteroid. ... If possible, the medications should be discontinued once asthma control is achieved, an FDA press release said.
March 2010

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another hospital for asthma exacerbation. ... What had started as a routine asthma case turned into a much more serious dissecting aortic aneurysm requiring immediate surgery—but too late to save the patient's life.“ Once you
November 2010

The return of penicillin

said John Kelso, MD, of the Scripps Clinic division of allergy, asthma, and immunology in San Diego. ... Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2015;115:294-300.e2. [PMID: 26070805] doi:10.1016/j.anai.2015.05.011. King EA, Challa S, Curtin P, Bielory L.
January 2017

Procalcitonin may help diagnose pneumonia when radiographs aren't definitive

Patients with pneumonia had higher ProCT (median 0.27 ng/ml) than those with AECOPD (0.08 ng/ml), acute bronchitis (0.09 ng/ml), or asthma (0.06 ng/ml).
October 2012

Opioids and diabetes drugs get revised warnings

Reslizumab (Cinqair) in combination with other asthma medicines for the maintenance treatment of severe asthma. ... The drug is approved for patients who have a history of exacerbations despite receiving their current asthma medicines.
June 2016

Beta-blocker choice may affect outcomes in cirrhosis and acute MI

Patients were excluded if they were younger than age 20 years and if they had previous MI, a contraindication to beta-blockers, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, or atrioventricular conduction disease.
September 2018

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