Christopher Chalk, DC, MPH

Christopher Chalk, DC, MPH

Christopher Chalk is a freelance medical writer with experience writing medical news and health articles for consumer and physician audiences.

He is a clinician with more than 20 years of experience as a Chiropractic internist. In 2015 he completed a Master of Public Health degree in epidemiology and biostatistics from the University of Southern California's Keck School of Medicine. He is also a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician, and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.

Dr Chalk has a good understanding of internal disorders, including nutritional, cardiovascular, primary care, diabetes, rheumatology, orthopedics, neurology, immunology, infectious diseases, endocrinology, gastroenterology, and sports medicine.

Most Recent Articles by Christopher Chalk, DC, MPH

Transesophageal Echocardiography Training for Critical Care Fellows

Transesophageal Echocardiography Training for Critical Care Fellows

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Transesophageal echocardiography can be used safely and effectively by critical care fellows to assess and manage cardiopulmonary failure when transthoracic echocardiography fails to provide adequate views.

Errors in Spirometry, Primary Care Contribute to COPD Misdiagnosis

Errors in Spirometry, Primary Care Contribute to COPD Misdiagnosis

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease may be misdiagnosed in patients as a result of errors related to spirometry tests, errors made in primary care, and differential diagnoses, among others.

Pulmonary Sarcoidosis: Independent Predictors of Mortality

Pulmonary Sarcoidosis: Independent Predictors of Mortality

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Most patients with sarcoidosis have a good prognosis, but age, extensive fibrosis, and pulmonary hypertension are associated with an increase in mortality.

Azithromycin Improves Survival in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Azithromycin Improves Survival in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

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Azithromycin may be an effective treatment option for acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

Low Vitamin D Levels Not Associated With Risk of Atopy

Low Vitamin D Levels Not Associated With Risk of Atopy

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Study outcomes provided insufficient evidence to support vitamin D supplementation for the prevention of atopy.

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