The American College of Cardiology has published a statement regarding specialized guidance for the administration of competency-based medical education for cardiology fellows undergoing training during the continuing COVID-19 pandemic.
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ACC policy position statement on prioritization and allocation of COVID-19 vaccine focuses on cardiovascular disease.
Targeted therapy with 1 of 5 available biologic medications may effectively manage severe asthma.
Recommendations by ASAIO on selection and treatment of patients with respiratory and circulatory failure associated with COVID-19 using artificial pulmonary and/or cardiac support.
With the initial surge of COVID-19 pandemic easing across the United States, safe reintroduction of cardiovascular diagnostic imaging will be crucial.
No causal association between elevated red cell distribution width and pulmonary arterial hypertension was established.
In patients with abnormal vital signs presenting to the emergency department who are suspected of having a pulmonary embolism, a negative focused cardiac ultrasound examination may be associated with reduced odds of a pulmonary embolism diagnosis.
Collectively, this special communication demonstrates the power and utility of intense, team-oriented hackathons and offers general technical, organizational, and scientific lessons learned.
Acrylate-induced occupational asthma has phenotypic characteristics suggesting that acrylates may induce occupational asthma through immunologic mechanisms that differ from those of other low-molecular-weight agents.
A case study involving a male patient with severe uncontrolled asthma demonstrated significant improvement after initiation of mepolizumab therapy, followed by subsequent clinical deterioration after mepolizumab was withdrawn, with mepolizumab reintroduction ultimately required to again achieve stable disease control.
In India, researchers found data that showed 4 phenotypes of asthma.
In The Netherlands, researchers found data that showed children with asthma benefited from the use of the visual analog scale to diagnose exercise-induced bronchoconstriction.
In an Australian study, researchers found data that showed that in patients with severely obstructed asthma with 30% to 50% forced expiratory volume in 1 second, bronchial thermoplasty is effective.
Researchers found data that showed obesity is not linked to ethnicity in asthma.
Investigators quantified the benefits and detriments in relation to asthma for patients who had been exposed in utero to pro-oxidant toxins.
Investigators found data that showed the asthma medication ratio was an effective measurement of potential exacerbations in children with asthma on Medicaid.
Researchers found data showing that patients had misperceptions about their asthma symptoms that affected treatment.
In asthma-chronic obstructive pulmonary disease overlap syndrome, patients who took statins had a lower risk for anxiety and depression compared with those not taking statins.
Although atopic dermatitis in infancy was not associated with later behavioral problems, at 6.5 years old, children who experienced asthma or atopic dermatitis symptoms within the past year were at increased risk for concomitant emotional problems.
Investigators characterized exhaled endogenous volatile organic compounds through sputum from a discovery study and subsequent replication study of >500 patients with asthma.
Researchers found data from recent years that showed an increase in asthma across social and economic strata for women who are of childbearing age within the United States.
Researchers suggest that to reduce asthmatic exacerbations and emergency department visits caused by an increase in 1,3-D exposure, the pesticide should be considered an air toxicant and be monitored.
Researchers found data that in most minority subgroups, there were significantly higher chances of emergency department visits for asthma within the study period.
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