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Respiratory Diseases

Respiratory Diseases

The risk of new-onset obstructive sleep apnea appears to be greater in persons who have asthma. Treating one may help the other.

Drugs, diseases, guidelines, databases—all at the touch of an app. Here: a selection of smartphone/tablet applications that may make your clinical practice a little easier this coming year.

The resurgence of whooping cough has put the Tdap vaccine front and center. Since the vaccine is safe, newborns—via antibodies from mom—can be protected.

The enterovirus story continues to evolve: here are 6 things clinicians need to know now.

When you want to distinguish between asbestosis and silicosis, what imaging finding is inconsistent with the former disease?

Drug induced lung disease

Drug-induced hypersensitivity pneumonitis, drug-induced organizing pneumonia, radiation-induced lung injury, allergic fungal rhinosinusitis, pulmonary tuberculosis, empyema—this week’s slide show sheds light on several presentations.

Pulmonary edema

Pulmonary edema, tracheal stenosis, pulmonary embolism, pulmonary sarcoidosis, respiratory bronchiolitis interstitial lung disease, giant bullous emphysema—a close look at a variety of troublesome lung conditions.

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