COVID-19: Delta variant is raising the stakes
August 3, 2021
Doctors have a special responsibility to make the case for vaccination – especially now, said Dr. Robert T. London.
Bronchitis the leader at putting children in the hospital
August 2, 2021
Respiratory conditions make up three of the top five causes of nonmaternal, nonneonatal inpatient stays.
Unclear benefit to home NIPPV in COPD
July 29, 2021
Are better outcomes achieved with use of home NIPPV for patients with COPD and hypercapnia?
Empirical anti-MRSA therapy does not improve mortality in patients with pneumonia
July 21, 2021
Does empirical anti–methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) therapy affect 30-day mortality in patients hospitalized with pneumonia, when compared with standard antibiotic regimens?
Long COVID seen in patients with severe and mild disease
July 20, 2021
A Swiss study shows how even mild COVID cases can lead to debilitating symptoms, according to Dr. Christopher Terndrup.
Standard medical mask can protect wearer from aerosols
July 12, 2021
Although this study showed how well different masks filtered out particles, it could not assess how well different masks prevent actual infection.
Antimicrobial resistance threat continues during COVID-19
July 6, 2021
For some patients, the pandemic and antimicrobial resistance are intertwined.
Post–COVID-19 lung injury: What we know so far
July 1, 2021
More than 30 million patients have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the United States and close to half will experience persistent dyspnea.
Conservative treatment for spontaneous pneumothorax?
June 29, 2021
Is conservative management of moderate to large primary spontaneous pneumothorax an acceptable alternative to interventional treatment?
Few clinical guidelines exist for treating post-COVID symptoms
June 24, 2021
‘We can prevent many infections from this virus, but we are still left to manage many post-COVID symptoms,’ says Dr. Linda Girgis.