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More Lung Injury Seen With Vaping Cannabis Versus Vaping, Smoking Nicotine

'Wheezing or whistling' in chest nearly two times higher among teens who had used cannabis in electronic nicotine delivery systems

New Models Predict Risk for Ventilation, Death From COVID-19

Age not a predictor of which hospitalized COVID-19 patients will require ventilation

FDA Warns Not to Rely on Pulse Oximetry for Diagnosis, Treatment Decisions

Safety communication follows NEJM study showing risk for inaccuracy with use of pulse oximeters in those with dark skin pigmentation

Transplant Recipient Dies After Receiving COVID-19-Infected Lungs

Surgeon who handled the donor lungs also became infected and fell ill but recovered

Psychological Distress Increased in U.S. During COVID-19

Respiratory, Physical, Psych Sequelae ID’d After COVID-19 Discharge

Reduced exercise tolerance was most common symptom identified up to four months after hospital discharge

B 1/27 -- An Immune-Compromised Woman Got COVID

Lower Oxygen Target Does Not Cut Deaths in Respiratory Failure

Findings show no difference in mortality for lower-, higher-oxygenation target in adults with acute hypoxemic respiratory failure

Lorlatinib Superior to Crizotinib for ALK-Positive NSCLC

Inhaled Treprostinil Beneficial in Pulmonary Hypertension

Exercise capacity improved, clinical worsening reduced for patients with pulmonary HTN due to interstitial lung disease

Perception of Not Returning to Full Health Common After COVID-19

47 percent experience fatigue, with no correlation between any measures of persistent disease and initial disease severity

Un antidepresivo podrĂ­a ayudar a prevenir una COVID-19 grave

Pulse Oximeter Readings May Be Inaccurate in Black Patients

Blacks more likely than Whites to have oxygen saturation of less than 88 percent on arterial blood gas while 92 to 96 percent on pulse oximetry

Early Tracheostomy May Be Considered in Severe COVID-19

Findings challenge recommendations to delay or avoid tracheostomy in this patient population