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Приложение на САТ-теста при ХОББ в екзацербация

Usefulness of the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Assessment Test to Evaluate Severity of COPD Exacerbations   Alex J. Mackay1, Gavin C. Donaldson1, Anant R. C. Patel1, Paul W. Jones2, John R. Hurst1, and Jadwiga A. Wedzicha1 1Academic Unit of Respiratory Medicine, University College London Medical School, Royal Free Campus, London, United Kingdom; and 2Division of / прочети повече

Aspirirn and PE 2-tabl2

Продължителна профилкатика с АСПИРИН при рецидивиращ тромбемболизъм

Предлагаме ви две статии по една и съща тема:   The new england journal of medicine – vol. 366; № 21, may 24, 2012 Aspirin and the Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism Richard C. Becker, M.D.   Venous thromboembolism, including deep-vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, is a common condition, with an annual incidence of 2 to / прочети повече

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Lung Cancer

Common Pathogenesis, Shared Clinical Challenges Bartolome R. Celli1 1Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts   (Received in original form July 9, 2011; accepted in final form October 6, 2011) Correspondence and requests for reprints should be addressed to Bartolome R. Celli, M.D., 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA / прочети повече

Figure 1. The Alair bronchial thermoplasty system.

Bronchial Thermoplasty for Severe Asthma

Momen M. Wahidi1 and Monica Kraft1 1Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina   (Received in original form May 20, 2011; accepted in final form October 21, 2011) Author Contributions: Both authors have contributed to the review of data and writing of this manuscript. / прочети повече

TABLE 1. DESCRIPTION OF THE STUDIES

Impact of Anxiety and Depression on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbation Risk

Catherine Laurin1,2,3,4*, Gre´gory Moullec1,2,4*, Simon L. Bacon1,2,3,4, and Kim L. Lavoie1,2,3,5   1Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; 2Research Centre, Hoˆpital du Sacre´-Coeur de Montre´al, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; 3Research Centre, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; 4Department of Exercise Science, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; and 5Department of Psychology, Universite´ du Que´bec a` Montre´al, / прочети повече

Guidelines for the management of work-related asthma

ERS TASK FORCE REPORT Eur Respir J 2012; 39: 529–545 DOI: 10.1183/09031936.00096111 X. Baur, T. Sigsgaard, T.B. Aasen, P.S. Burge, D. Heederik, P. Henneberger, P. Maestrelli, J. Rooyackers, V. Schlu¨nssen, O. Vandenplas and D. Wilken on behalf of the ERS Task Force on the Management of Work-related Asthma ABSTRACT: Work-related asthma, which includes occupational asthma and work-aggravated asthma, / прочети повече

Building a Better Physician — The Case for the New MCAT

The NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL of MEDICINE april 5, 2012   The Medical College Admission Test (MCAT), a prerequisite for admission to U.S. medical schools, currently consists of four sections: physical sciences, verbal reasoning, a writing sample, and biologic sciences. A 2004 Institute of Medicine report on “Improving Medical Education” and several years of evaluation identified / прочети повече

Westermark S ign in Pulmonary Embolism

Признак на WESTERMARK при белодробна емболия – Westermark Sign in Pulmonary Embolism

Westermark Sign in Pulmonary Embolism Anant Subramanian Krishnan, M.D. Tristan Barrett, M.D. Addenbrooke’s Hospital Cambridge, United Kingdom A 47-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with acute shortness of breath and hypoxemia. Her medical history included sex reassignment, for which she was taking estrogen, and a deep-vein thrombosis on the left side, for which she / прочети повече

TABLE 1. RISK FACTORS FOR LUNG CANCER IN PATIENTS WITH SOLITARY PULMONARY NODULES

Вземането на диагностично решение при солитарни възли (нодули) на белия дроб – Decision Making in Patients with Pulmonary Nodules

Decision Making in Patients with Pulmonary Nodules   David E. Ost1 and Michael K. Gould2 1Department of Pulmonary Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas; and 2Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California   Integrating current evidence with fundamental / прочети повече

Guidelines for the management of adult lower respiratory tract infections

Guidelines for the management of adult lower respiratory tract infections

Introduction In 2005 the European Respiratory Society (ERS), in collaboration with The European Society for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID), published guidelines on the management of lower respiratory tract infections (LRTIs) in adults [1]. This document was based on published scientific literature up to the end of 2002. We have now updated these guidelines / прочети повече