Sheila Jacobs

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Prognostic Value of 6MWT in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Prognostic Value of 6MWT in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

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The 6-minute walk test had prognostic value with respect to mortality in a population of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension.

COPD Exercise Capacity With Long-Acting Bronchodilators

COPD Exercise Capacity With Long-Acting Bronchodilators

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Patients with COPD experienced a weighted mean increase in exercise endurance time following treatment with long-acting bronchodilators.

Childhood Wheezing Illness Risk Modified by <i>Lactobacillus</i> Microbiome in RSV

Childhood Wheezing Illness Risk Modified by Lactobacillus Microbiome in RSV

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Nasopharyngeal detection and increased abundance of Lactobacillus during acute respiratory infection with respiratory syncytial virus was associated with a lower risk for childhood wheezing illnesses.

Influenza Testing Ordered Less Often in Older Hospitalized Adults

Influenza Testing Ordered Less Often in Older Hospitalized Adults

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Patients who received provider-ordered influenza testing were more likely to be younger and present with fever and "influenza-like illness."

COPD and Asthma Risk in Women With Rheumatoid Arthritis

COPD and Asthma Risk in Women With Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Women with rheumatoid arthritis had an increased risk for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, but did not have an increased risk for asthma compared with women without RA.

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