Anna Kitabjian

MSN RN

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Oxygen Therapy Affects Health-Related QoL in Pulmonary Hypertension

Oxygen Therapy Affects Health-Related QoL in Pulmonary Hypertension

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Strong relationships were observed between health-related quality-of-life scores and factors such as breathlessness, fatigue, depression, anxiety, and sleep in pulmonary hypertension.

COPD Risk From Secondhand Smoke May Be Linked With Lung Volume Variations

COPD Risk From Secondhand Smoke May Be Linked With Lung Volume Variations

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The inclusion of residual volume-to-total lung capacity ratio may add another dimension to COPD not routinely captured by standard airflow indices that could be predictive of lower maximum exercise capacity.

Various Perinatal Risks Associated With Maternal Asthma Diagnosis

Various Perinatal Risks Associated With Maternal Asthma Diagnosis

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Women with a diagnosis of asthma may have a higher risk for preterm birth, and their infants may have an increased risk for perinatal mortality, low birth weight, fetal growth restriction, and asphyxia.

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Risk Increases With Chronic Inflammatory Lung Disease

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Risk Increases With Chronic Inflammatory Lung Disease

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A history of chronic inflammatory lung disease appears to increase the risk of developing non-small cell lung cancer.

Asthma Exacerbation Risk With As-Needed Budesonide-Formoterol vs Maintenance Budesonide

Asthma Exacerbation Risk With As-Needed Budesonide-Formoterol vs Maintenance Budesonide

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Budesonide-formoterol as needed was not inferior compared with budesonide maintenance therapy in terms of severe asthma exacerbation rates, but may be inferior for controlling symptoms.

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