Linda Peckel

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Thoracic and Pulmonary Conditions Associated With Connective Tissue Disease

Thoracic and Pulmonary Conditions Associated With Connective Tissue Disease

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Pulmonary and thoracic symptoms often coincide with initial presentation of connective tissue disease.

PCV13 and PCV10 Vaccines Showed High Efficacy Against Pneumococcal Pneumonia Serotypes

PCV13 and PCV10 Vaccines Showed High Efficacy Against Pneumococcal Pneumonia Serotypes

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While the newest high-valent PCV10 and PCV13 vaccines are effective in preventing IPD caused by the serotypes within the vaccines, breakthrough patterns of conversion to non-PCV13 serotypes are emerging.

Diagnostic Accuracy of NICE Asthma Algorithm Poor in Children

Diagnostic Accuracy of NICE Asthma Algorithm Poor in Children

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A new algorithm developed by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence was not useful for diagnosing asthma in children and adolescents.

Fracture Risk in COPD Increases With Extended Duration of Corticosteroid Use

Fracture Risk in COPD Increases With Extended Duration of Corticosteroid Use

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Inhaled corticosteroids for COPD does not increase the risk for fractures when used for short-term periods.

Influenza Vaccine May Benefit Elderly Patients With Asthma

Influenza Vaccine May Benefit Elderly Patients With Asthma

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Influenza vaccination provided a small protective effect in patients with asthma.

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