Tori Rodriguez

MA, LPC

Most Recent Articles by Tori Rodriguez

Asthma and COPD: Updates on Prevalence, Disability, and Mortality

Asthma and COPD: Updates on Prevalence, Disability, and Mortality

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A 2015 update from the 1990 Global Burden of Disease study reveals current prevalence and mortality of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Steroid-Resistant Asthma: Exploring New Therapeutic Possibilities

Steroid-Resistant Asthma: Exploring New Therapeutic Possibilities

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The pathogeneses of steroid insensitivity in severe, steroid-resistant asthma may unlock new potential treatments.

Once-Daily Fluticasone Furoate/Vilanterol Reduces Nighttime Asthma Symptoms

Once-Daily Fluticasone Furoate/Vilanterol Reduces Nighttime Asthma Symptoms

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Fluticasone furoate and vilanterol combination therapy reduced both daytime and nighttime symptoms in patients with persistent uncontrolled asthma.

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Benefits in COPD, Lung Cancer, and Other Respiratory Conditions

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Benefits in COPD, Lung Cancer, and Other Respiratory Conditions

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Recent research suggests that perioperative and postoperative pulmonary rehabilitation improves outcomes in patients undergoing thoracic surgery.

Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia: Challenges in Diagnosis and Management

Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia: Challenges in Diagnosis and Management

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An estimated 55% to 85% of hospital-acquired pneumonia infections involve gram-negative bacteria, while 20% to 30% of cases involve gram-positive cocci.

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