Asthma may not be a permanent diagnosis in adults. A study finds that up to one-third of adults with physician-diagnosed asthma no longer had it...
Reevaluate your asthma patients to be sure they have the correct Dx, and keep Parkinson's in the differential for patients with atypical symptoms...
Primary Care Medical Abstracts
Abstract: Effect of Oral Prednisolone on Symptom Duration and Severity in Nonasthmatic Adults With Acute Lower Respiratory Tract Infection: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Although symptoms and underlying bronchial hyperresponsiveness are similar in asthma and acute lower respiratory tract infection, guidelines do...
The evidence on fish oil has been mixed, but this study affirms its benefits—in certain women.
Antibiotic overuse has far-reaching effects on patients’ general health, as well as possible connections to HIV, diabetes, and obesity. Here’s...
Two guidelines and several recent studies are available to guide your care. This review—with handy figure—puts it all at your fingertips.
In this "3 in 3" asthma audiocast, Dr. Yawn discusses adherence, inhaler technique, and triggers.
COPD and pneumonia come to mind when a patient is short of breath. But the signs and symptoms detailed here should lead you to suspect an uncommon...