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Prednisolone ineffective for lower respiratory tract infections

Prednisolone did not reduce symptom severity or duration in patients with acute lower respiratory tract infections and without asthma, according to findings recently published in JAMA. “Acute lower respiratory tract infection is common and often treated ...

Source: Healio
Published: 22 Aug 2017

Flu Vaccine Cuts Respiratory Hospitalization Rates

The study was published on July 21, 2017, in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. “If given to all approximately 1.5 million nursing home residents, a one percent drop in hospitalizations would translate to thousands fewer being hospitalized,” said lead ...

Published: 15 Aug 2017

Study Finds ICU Patients Who Survive Respiratory Condition May Suffer from Prolonged Post-Intensive Care Syndrome

Results of the new study, which was funded by the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, are published in Thorax, one of the leading journals in the world for specialists in respiratory and critical care medicine. ARDS is a potentially life-threatening ...

Published: 24 Aug 2017

With Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure, Comorbidities Are Common

In a recent issue of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Adler and colleagues describe comorbidities in a cohort of patients with acute hypercapnic respiratory failure (AHRF). All patients were admitted to the intensive care ...

Source: Medscape News
Published: 09 Aug 2017

Ignore upper respiratory tract infection at your own risk: Doctors

Dr Anoop Amarnath, chairman, geriatric medicine, Manipal Hospitals, says that respiratory tract infections are becoming more common. Bengaluru: The hot summer giving way to the monsoon has taken its toll on people’s health, as always, with city hospitals ...

Source: Deccan Chronicle
Published: 22 Aug 2017

Respiratory medicine

Respiratory medicine from BMJ aims to provide you with a mixture of the most important respiratory medicine resources that we publish with the latest, continually updated research articles from the BMJ and all of our specialist journals, plus online ...

Source: BMJ
Published: 07 Dec 2016

Merck: Respiratory Medicine Running Out Of Breath

Merck's (NYSE:MRK) leading respiratory therapeutic Singulair (Montelukast), a once-a-day oral medicine for the chronic treatment of asthma and for the relief of symptoms of allergic rhinitis which generated more than $44 billion of revenue since its launch ...

Source: Seeking Alpha
Published: 26 Jun 2013

Specialty spotlight – respiratory medicine

Respiratory medicine is concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and continuing care of adults of all ages with a wide range of respiratory and related conditions. It is an exciting and diverse specialty, blending a grounding in general medicine with ...

Published: 01 Mar 2017

Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Medicine 3rd Edition

Revised and updated for its third edition, the Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Medicine is the must-have resource for junior doctors and students, and all clinicians caring for patients with respiratory problems. Concise, practical, and designed for rapid ...

Published: 10 Jul 2017

Elsevier introduces Respiratory Medicine Case Reports journal

Accepted case reports include stories, anecdotes and patient-based lessons that complement evidence-based medicine and are essential to the advancement of healthcare. The journal will only publish case reports which are authentic, understandable ...

Source: News-Medical
Published: 19 Jul 2012

Paediatric Respiratory Medicine (2nd edition)

Written by three consultants in paediatric respiratory medicine, their expertise in the subject provides all levels of paediatricians with practical guide on a subject that is increasingly relevant in paediatrics.

Published: 30 Apr 2017

The Lancet Respiratory Medicine: First trial of gene therapy for cystic fibrosis to show beneficial effect on lung function

For the first time gene therapy for cystic fibrosis has shown a significant benefit in lung function compared with placebo, in a phase 2 randomised trial published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine journal. The technique replaces the defective gene ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 02 Jul 2015

Book on respiratory medicine released

Summary: Ludhiana: Dr LS Chawla, former Vice-Chancellor of Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, released a text book on respiratory medicine written by Dr R S Bhatia a practicing Physicians at Model Town in Ludhiana. Speaking on the occasion, Dr ...

Published: 17 Jun 2017

Poster Presentation – Clinical Respiratory Medicine

Special Issue: The Asian Pacific Society of Respirology 19th Congress, November 13-16, 2014, Bali, Indonesia Malakoplakia is a rare inflammatory condition characterized by the occumulation of aggregates of histiocytes that contain concentrically layered ...

Published: 30 Oct 2014

Elsevier Launches New Open Access Journal: Respiratory Medicine Case Reports

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of Respiratory Medicine Case Reports, a new online open access journal on general respiratory medicine that is ...

Published: 19 Jul 2012

Modern statistical methods in respiratory medicine

Statistics sits right at the heart of scientific endeavour in respiratory medicine and many other disciplines. In this introductory article, some key epidemiological concepts such as representativeness, random sampling, association and causation, and ...

Published: 01 Jan 2014

Benralizumab Phase II COPD study published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine

AstraZeneca today announced that The Lancet Respiratory Medicine has published encouraging safety and efficacy data from a Phase IIa study evaluating its novel investigational monoclonal antibody benralizumab in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary ...

Published: 08 Sep 2014

Lecture Notes on Respiratory Medicine

JAN MEDIA REVIEWS Edited by Graham R. Williamson Improving Cancer Services Through Patient Lecture Notes on Respiratory Medicine Involvement 6th edition by Stephen J. Bourke. by Jonathan Tritter, Norma Daykin, Simon Evans, and Blackwell Publishing, Oxford ...

Published: 25 Apr 2017

Current Respiratory Medicine Reviews releases issue on vitamin D

It is rare to see an entire issue of a journal devoted to vitamin D. However, that is exactly what just happened and of all things, it was in the field that dominated my life for two years, back in 2004 and 2005, which was vitamin D and influenza.

Published: 16 Dec 2011

Clinical Respiratory Medicine

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Published: 30 Jul 2012

Evidence-based respiratory medicine. (CD-ROM included)

Gibson (John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, Australia) compiles six chapters investigating the practice of evidence-based respiratory medicine, as it applies to asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, infection--including bronchitis, sinusitis ...

Published: 01 Mar 2006

medschool: respiratory medicine placement

Last year, I had three five-week blocks of placement: one on a 'medicine' placement, one on general practice and one on a 'surgery' placement. For my medicine placement, I was placed on a respiratory medicine firm and I knew it would be good based on ...

Published: 13 Aug 2015

Respiratory Medicine

Respiratory Medicine is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal published by Elsevier covering research in pulmonology . According to the Journal Citation Reports , the journal has a 2012 impact factor of 2.585. References "Respiratory Medicine".

Published: 24 Jun 2017

Revision Notes for the Respiratory Medicine Specialty Certificate Examination

The only book you need to pass the Respiratory Medicine Specialty Certificate Examination Contains 50 'best of five' test questions to test your abilities Bulleted revision notes help you to absorb information quickly

Published: 17 Nov 2012

Associates In Respiratory Medicine - Butler - Pennsylvania

Associates Respiratory Medicine, a Medical Group Practice located in Butler, Pennsylvania, (PA) Associates in Respiratory Medicine Limited in Pittsburgh ... Find Associates in Respiratory Medicine Limited in Pittsburgh with Address, Phone number from Yahoo!

Published: 23 Aug 2017

Working in harmony with Nature: highlights from 2014, and a look to the future

All npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine articles are therefore freely available on our journal website ( and as default are published under the CC-BY Creative Commons licence, which provides the widest possible opportunities for re ...

Source: Nature
Published: 23 Apr 2015

Respiratory Medicine (Eureka) 1st Edition

Eureka - an innovative series for students that fully integrates core science, clinical medicine and surgery. With its engaging and authoritative text, featuring insightful clinical cases, graphic narratives, SBAs and a wealth of other learning tools ...

Published: 21 Feb 2016

AstraZeneca boosts early respiratory medicine with Pieris deal

LONDON, May 3 (Reuters) - AstraZeneca boosted its early-stage respiratory medicine pipeline on Wednesday by signing a deal with Pieris Pharmaceuticals to develop novel inhaled drugs that could fight asthma in new ways. Pieris will get upfront and near-term ...

Source: Business Insider
Published: 03 May 2017

Comprehensive Respiratory Medicine

If you enjoy reading, then textbooks are companions, not to be discarded lightly. New editions may be unwelcome, like friends' new wives or husbands, though adaptation is easy when the second version is much better than the first. A new arrival is a ...

Published: 22 Dec 2016