A computer-based alert system does not increase thromboprophylaxis among patients in general medical wards at hospitals.
Patients who underwent lung CT screening had a higher 2-week smoking cessation rate vs patients who did not undergo screening.
Recent research suggests that perioperative and postoperative pulmonary rehabilitation improves outcomes in patients undergoing thoracic surgery.
There is no conclusive evidence to support the use of vaccines for preventing the common cold.
Influenza and pulmonary-related hospitalizations were lower in elderly patients who received the high-dose trivalent influenza vaccine vs the standard dose.
Researchers examined the efficacy of conservative vs liberal fluid management in ARDS on disease mortality.
Incidence of delirium and coma were not prevented with early initiation of simvastatin in patients on mechanical ventilation.
In an effort to reduce nicotine to "non-addictive" levels, the FDA will begin a public dialogue.
Vaccinations include Fluad, Flucelvax Quadrivalent, Afluria Quadrivalent, and Fluvirin,
Pneumonia primarily affects young children, smokers, adults 65 years and older, and people with COPD.
Occupational exposures are a modifiable risk factor for COPD.
When pregnant women are exposed to certain air pollutants, the susceptibility to allergic asthma may increase across generations.
Childhood intelligence scores are associated with lower risk of mortality caused by coronary heart disease, cancers related to smoking, respiratory diseases, digestive diseases, injury, and dementia.
During the 2015-2016 flu season, approximately 59.3% of children and 41.7% of adults received the influenza vaccine.
A large cohort study of critically ill patients with varicella-zoster virus-related community-acquired pneumonia found that significant morbidity and mortality are associated with the disease.
Participating countries agreed to introduce policies including high tobacco taxes and smoke-free public spaces.
Treatment with full-dose angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor blockers was found to slow disease progression in patients with emphysema.
Videotapes of 50 visits were examined to determine whether clinician pursuit of influenza vaccine affected vaccination rates in pediatric patients.
Oxidative stress may play an important role in the development of recurrent wheezing following viral ARIs in infancy.
Molecular point-of-care testing for viruses led to more patients receiving single or brief doses of antibiotics without any evidence of increased harm.