inhalers
inhalers
03/31/2022
Patients who switch inhaler therapies tend to have a difficult time. Do you think that reinforcing inhaler technique through patient education at the time of the switch is effective?
03/31/2022
surgery
surgery
09/14/2021
The transplant waitlist continues to grow, as does the need for lung transplants among patients with cystic fibrosis and other lung diseases. Should lung allocation be based solely on wait time?
09/14/2021
smoking
smoking
08/26/2021
Smoking is the most common cause of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Would you use spirometry to screen for the disease in individuals with a history of tobacco smoking but who are asymptomatic?
08/26/2021
asthma
asthma
06/18/2021
Evaluating patients for viral or bacterial infections is an important step for better understanding your patients’ asthma exacerbations. Do you think bacteria or viruses have a larger role in that process?...
06/18/2021
Diet
Diet
12/10/2020
According to researchers of a recent study, a Mediterranean diet supplemented with fatty fish could improve airway inflammation in children with asthma. How would your patients do with this type of diet? ...
12/10/2020
airway compromise
airway compromise
09/11/2020
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is characterized by persistent airflow limitation, among other factors. But is airflow limitation essential for diagnosing and treating COPD? Take our poll to voice...
09/11/2020
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
05/13/2020
Which questionnaire do you prefer to administer to patients when measuring the impact of their COPD on their quality of life? Let us know by taking our poll.
05/13/2020
Screening
Screening
04/28/2020
According to the USPSTF, screening for COPD is not recommended because evidence showed that screening asymptomatic patients "does not alter the course of the disease or improve patient outcomes."...
04/28/2020
Pediatrics
Pediatrics
02/25/2020
Bacterial and viral infections may play key roles in asthma exacerbations and even in development of asthma among youth. Which side of the debate do you stand on?
02/25/2020
Intensive care medicine
Intensive care medicine
02/08/2020
The Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) was initiated in 2002 to raise awareness for and reduce the mortality from sepsis and septic shock. From the SSC came International Guidelines for Managing Sepsis. Do you...
02/08/2020