Hospitalized patients with pneumonia who develop a complicated effusion or empyema need one.
Drowning is a common and often preventable cause of death, especially in children. But dry drowning is a myth.
With a myriad of causes and nonspecific symptoms, pulmonary hypertension needs a methodic diagnostic approach.
This devastating and fatal lung disease generally affects older adults, especially men, and can be mistaken for COPD.
The primary care physician can play key roles in diagnosis, referral, and long-term management.
This supplement aims to provide an introduction to 4 key topics in COPD management in primary care.
Patients with COPD may enter a downward spiral of dyspnea-induced inactivity, resulting in deconditioning.
Anxiety and depression are common in patients with COPD and result in worse outcomes.