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ALLMedicine™ Interstitial Pulmonary Fibrosis Center

Research & Reviews  43 results

Lung toxicity of particulates and gaseous pollutants using ex-vivo airway epithelial ce...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2022.119323
Environmental Pollution (Barking, Essex : 1987); Lakhdar R, Mumby S et. al.

Apr 22nd, 2022 - Air pollution consists of a multi-faceted mix of gases and ambient particulate matter (PM) with diverse organic and non-organic chemical components that contribute to increasing morbidity and mortality worldwide. In particular, epidemiological and...

Scleroderma Workup
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/331864-workup

Feb 3rd, 2022 - Approach Considerations The diagnosis of systemic sclerosis is based on the clinical manifestations. Nevertheless, a number of tests and procedures may be used in the initial diagnosis (eg, to exclude alternative diagnoses), the assessment of orga...

High complement protein C1q levels in pulmonary fibrosis and non-small cell lung cancer...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8790889
BMC Cancer; Kou W, Li B et. al.

Jan 27th, 2022 - Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is the most common type of interstitial pneumonia. Lung cancer, mainly non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), is a complication of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. IPF is also an independent risk factor of lung cance...

SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Adhesion Site Protein Upregulation in Small Airways, Type 2 Pneum...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8761078
International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Di... Brake SJ, Eapen MS et. al.

Jan 21st, 2022 - Smokers and patients with COPD are highly susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 infection, leading to severe COVID-19. This cross-sectional study involved resected lung tissues from 16 patients with GOLD stage I or II COPD; of which 8 were current smokers COP...

Alamandine: Potential Protective Effects in SARS-CoV-2 Patients.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8592730
Journal of the Renin-angiotensin-aldosterone System : JRAAS; Soltani Hekmat A, Javanmardi K

Dec 3rd, 2021 - Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) can occur due to contracting severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). COVID-19 has no confined treatment and, consequently, has high hospitalization and mortality rates. Moreover, people who...

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News  4 results

'A Position of Despair and Anger': What We Heard This Week
https://www.medpagetoday.com/geriatrics/generalgeriatrics/75692

Oct 12th, 2018 - "I'm speaking from a position of despair and anger." -- Joanne Lynn, MD, director of an elder care improvement program at Altarum in Washington, on the failure of the healthcare community and federal government to meet the healthcare needs of seni...

New Guideline Updates Diagnostic Criteria for IPF
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/901860

Sep 12th, 2018 - An updated clinical practice guideline for diagnosing interstitial pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) defines four diagnostic categories on the basis of lung imaging and provides specific testing pathways for each of them. Clinicians should first obtain a d...

The Basic Geriatric Respiratory Examination
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/712242_7

Nov 25th, 2009 - Examining the Patient With Respiratory Distress Demeanor and Posture Patients in respiratory distress may appear restless, agitated, or drowsy. The patient's eyes may be prominent. Patients in respiratory distress will often sit leaning forward us...

Examining the Fingernails When Evaluating Presenting Symptoms in Elderly Patients
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/712251_2

Nov 23rd, 2009 - Observing the Nail Shape and Surface Clubbed Fingernails Clubbing involves a softening of the nail bed with the loss of normal Lovibond angle between the nail bed and the fold, an increase in the nail fold convexity, and a thickening of the end of...

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