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November 2018 Briefing – Pulmonology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Pulmonology for November 2018. This roundup includes the latest...
An 18-year-old University of Maryland student has died from an adenovirus-related illness

U of Maryland Student Dies of Adenovirus-Related Illness

CDC testing of specimen revealed adenovirus type 7, a strain that may cause more severe illness
An 11th child has died in an outbreak of a respiratory virus at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in New Jersey

11th Child Dies in Adenovirus Outbreak at N.J. Care Facility

Child was among 34 youngsters at the care facility who became ill between Sept. 26 and Nov. 12
In some regions of the United States

Showerhead Mycobacteria Abundant in Regional ‘Hot Spots’

These areas often overlap with regions of prevalent nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease

October 2018 Briefing – Pulmonology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Pulmonology for October 2018. This roundup includes the latest...
A 10th child has died in an adenovirus outbreak at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell

10th Child Dies in Adenovirus Outbreak at N.J. Facility

So far, at least 27 children at the center have become ill
Despite guideline recommendations to the contrary

Nearly Half of Children Seen in ED for Bronchiolitis Get Radiography

Radiography use similar between patients admitted versus discharged from the ED
For individuals with obstructive sleep apnea

Short Respiratory Event Duration Ups Mortality Risk in OSA

Individuals with shortest-duration events had adjusted hazard ratio of 1.31 for all-cause mortality

American College of Chest Physicians, Oct. 6-10

The 84th Annual Meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians The annual meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians was held...
Profiles of childhood respiratory risk factors predict middle-age lung function levels and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease risk

Childhood Risk Profiles Affect Middle-Age Lung Function

Children with frequent asthma, allergies who smoke as adults are most vulnerable group