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Almost all health care workers with acute respiratory illness report working at least one day while symptomatic

Health Care Workers With ARIs Often Work While Symptomatic

Likelihood of working higher if symptoms less severe and on illness onset date versus subsequent days
Undervaccinated and unvaccinated children are at increased risk for pertussis

Pertussis Risk Up for Undervaccinated, Unvaccinated Children

However, most pertussis cases occur among vaccinated children further away from last DTaP dose
Long-term black carbon exposure is associated with a larger peripheral total pulmonary vascular volume measured on noncontrast chest computed tomography

Exposure to Air Pollution May Affect Pulmonary Circulation

Larger peripheral total pulmonary vascular volume associated with long-term exposure to black carbon
An online intervention may be effective in reducing a mother's intention to bring her child to a primary care clinic for low-risk pediatric respiratory tract infections

Online Intervention May Cut Unnecessary Primary Care Visits

Findings based on reduction in a mother's intent to attend clinic for pediatric respiratory tract infections
Workplace exposures contribute to the burden of respiratory conditions

Workplace Exposures Contribute to Burden of Respiratory Disease

Substantial contribution seen to burden of diseases including asthma, COPD, chronic bronchitis, fibrosis

May 2019 Briefing – Pulmonology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Pulmonology for May 2019. This roundup includes the latest...
About half of immunosuppressed persons reported participating in cleanup activities following Hurricane Harvey

Many Immunosuppressed Persons Join in Hurricane Cleanup

Use of respirators low, with about half of those engaged in heavy cleanup wearing respirator
For patients with moderate-to-severe acute respiratory distress syndrome receiving mechanical ventilation

Early Neuromuscular Blockade No Better in ARDS Patients on Vent

Mortality similar for those receiving continuous infusion of cisatracurium, lighter sedation targets
Nasal high-frequency oscillatory ventilation reduces reintubation by more than 50 percent in preterm infants with respiratory distress syndrome

NHFOV Superior for Preventing Reintubation of Preemies

Findings strongest among very preterm infants with respiratory distress syndrome ready for extubation

April 2019 Briefing – Pulmonology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Pulmonology for April 2019. This roundup includes the latest...