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Oxygen saturation is higher and incidence of severe hypoxemia is lower for positive-pressure ventilation with a bag mask versus no ventilation in critically ill adults undergoing tracheal intubation

Higher O2 Sats With Manual Vent During Intubation of Critically Ill

Findings seen with bag-mask ventilation vs. no ventilation for adults undergoing tracheal intubation
In the latest evidence-based guideline from the American College of Chest Physicians

Guidelines Updated for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Adults

New evidence led to development of two new recommendations for combination therapy

January 2019 Briefing – Pulmonology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Pulmonology for January 2019. This roundup includes the latest...
Most children younger than 2 years with bronchiolitis seen in U.S. emergency departments and prescribed antibiotics have no documented bacterial coinfection

Antibiotics Often Inappropriately Prescribed for Bronchiolitis in ED

In almost 70 percent of bronchiolitis cases, antibiotics prescribed with no concomitant infection
Children receiving invasive mechanical ventilation for ≥48 hours often experience muscle atrophy

Muscle Atrophy Occurs Rapidly in Critically Ill, Ventilated Children

47 percent of cohort experienced ≥11 percent decrease in diaphragm thickness after six days

December 2018 Briefing – Pulmonology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Pulmonology for December 2018. This roundup includes the latest...
Recipients of a lung transplant

Elevated Risk for Lung CA in Lung Transplant Recipients Explored

13-fold increased risk found in native lung for those receiving single lung transplant
Home oxygen users often experience problems related to their oxygen equipment that may impact their quality of life

Home Oxygen Users Experience Problems Related to Equipment

Health care providers report lack of readily accessible resources for prescription of oxygen systems
Both restrictive and obstructive lung disease are associated with an increased risk for incident dementia and mild cognitive impairment

Restrictive, Obstructive Lung Disease Linked to Dementia Risk

Associations seen for both Alzheimer's disease-related dementia and cerebrovascular etiologies
Chest computed tomography findings may identify risk factors for respiratory adverse events in rheumatoid arthritis patients undergoing long-term biological therapy

Chest CT Can ID Respiratory AE Risk in RA Patients on Biologics

Findings seen among rheumatoid arthritis patients on long-term biological therapy