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ALLMedicine™ Pulmonary Function Testing Center

Research & Reviews  1,087 results

Assessing bronchodilator response by changes in per cent predicted forced expiratory vo...
https://doi.org/10.1136/jim-2020-001663
Journal of Investigative Medicine : the Official Publicat... Ioachimescu OC, Ramos JA et. al.

Feb 12th, 2021 - In pulmonary function testing by spirometry, bronchodilator responsiveness (BDR) evaluates the degree of volume and airflow improvement in response to an inhaled short-acting bronchodilator (BD). The traditional, binary categorization (present vs ...

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis patients with severe physiologic impairment: characterist...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7788925
Respiratory Research; Pastre J, Barnett S et. al.

Jan 7th, 2021 - There is no widely accepted grading system for IPF disease severity, although physiologic impairment based on pulmonary function testing is frequently employed. We sought to describe clinical and functional characteristics as well as outcomes of p...

The association of impaired lung function and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: a syste...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MEG.0000000000001967
European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology; Wu YC, Chuang PM et. al.

Jan 4th, 2021 - Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and impaired lung function share similar risk factors and phenotypes, such as obesity and type 2 diabetes. The study is an updated meta-analysis to evaluate the association between NAFLD and impaired lung f...

Budesonide/Formoterol Anti-Inflammatory Reliever and Maintenance or Fluticasone Propion...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7733383
Drug Design, Development and Therapy; Cheng SL, Ho ML et. al.

Dec 16th, 2020 - In the prospective, observational, 16-week REACT study conducted between October 21, 2008 and May 12, 2011, we compared the real-world effectiveness of anti-inflammatory reliever and maintenance therapy with budesonide/formoterol (Symbicort® Turbu...

COPD exacerbation rates are higher in non-smoker patients in India.
https://doi.org/10.5588/ijtld.20.0253
The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseas... Jindal SK, Aggarwal AN et. al.

Dec 15th, 2020 - BACKGROUND: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is common among non-smokers exposed to solid fuel combustion at home. Different clinical characteristics in these patients may have significant therapeutic and prognostic implications.METHOD...

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Guidelines  5 results

Asthma in Adults
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0025712519300896?via%3Dihub
Medical Clinics of North America; Nanda A,et al

Oct 27th, 2019 - Asthma affects approximately 300 million people worldwide and approximately 7.5% of adults in the United States. Among adults, asthma results in about 10.5 million physician office visits per year and affects approximately 8.7% of blacks, 7.6% of ...

Recommendations for a Standardized Pulmonary Function Report
http://www.thoracic.org/statements/resources/pft/standardized-pulmonary-function-report.pdf
Bruce H. Culver

Nov 30th, 2017 - This document presents a reporting format in test-specific units for spirometry, lung volumes, and diffusing capacity that can be assembled into a report appropriate for a laboratory's practice. Recommended reference sources are updated with data.

Official American Thoracic Society Technical Standards: Spirometry in the Occupational Setting
http://www.thoracic.org/statements/resources/eold/OccupSpiromTechStds.pdf
Carrie A. Redlich

Apr 14th, 2014 - Important aspects of workplace spirometry are discussed and recommendations are provided for the performance and interpretation of workplace spirometry.

An official American Thoracic Society clinical practice guideline: classification, evaluatio...
http://www.thoracic.org/statements/resources/pldd/cp-guideline-080113.pdf
Geoffrey Kurland

Jul 31st, 2013 - After common causes of DLD are excluded, neonates and infants with childhood ILD syndrome should be evaluated by a knowledgeable subspecialist. The evaluation may include echocardiography, controlled ventilation high-resolution computed tomography.

An official American Thoracic Society workshop report: optimal lung function tests for monit...
http://www.thoracic.org/statements/resources/pldd/LungFunctionWorkshopannalsats201301-017.pdf
Margaret Rosenfeld

Mar 31st, 2013 - Although pulmonary function testing plays a key role in the diagnosis and management of chronic pulmonary conditions in children under 6 years of age, objective physiologic assessment is limited in the clinical care of infants and children less th.

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Clinicaltrials.gov  1,111 results

Assessing bronchodilator response by changes in per cent predicted forced expiratory vo...
https://doi.org/10.1136/jim-2020-001663
Journal of Investigative Medicine : the Official Publicat... Ioachimescu OC, Ramos JA et. al.

Feb 12th, 2021 - In pulmonary function testing by spirometry, bronchodilator responsiveness (BDR) evaluates the degree of volume and airflow improvement in response to an inhaled short-acting bronchodilator (BD). The traditional, binary categorization (present vs ...

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis patients with severe physiologic impairment: characterist...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7788925
Respiratory Research; Pastre J, Barnett S et. al.

Jan 7th, 2021 - There is no widely accepted grading system for IPF disease severity, although physiologic impairment based on pulmonary function testing is frequently employed. We sought to describe clinical and functional characteristics as well as outcomes of p...

The association of impaired lung function and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: a syste...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MEG.0000000000001967
European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology; Wu YC, Chuang PM et. al.

Jan 4th, 2021 - Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and impaired lung function share similar risk factors and phenotypes, such as obesity and type 2 diabetes. The study is an updated meta-analysis to evaluate the association between NAFLD and impaired lung f...

Budesonide/Formoterol Anti-Inflammatory Reliever and Maintenance or Fluticasone Propion...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7733383
Drug Design, Development and Therapy; Cheng SL, Ho ML et. al.

Dec 16th, 2020 - In the prospective, observational, 16-week REACT study conducted between October 21, 2008 and May 12, 2011, we compared the real-world effectiveness of anti-inflammatory reliever and maintenance therapy with budesonide/formoterol (Symbicort® Turbu...

COPD exacerbation rates are higher in non-smoker patients in India.
https://doi.org/10.5588/ijtld.20.0253
The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseas... Jindal SK, Aggarwal AN et. al.

Dec 15th, 2020 - BACKGROUND: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is common among non-smokers exposed to solid fuel combustion at home. Different clinical characteristics in these patients may have significant therapeutic and prognostic implications.METHOD...

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News  29 results

Asthma in Adults
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0025712519300896?via%3Dihub
Medical Clinics of North America; Nanda A,et al

Oct 27th, 2019 - Asthma affects approximately 300 million people worldwide and approximately 7.5% of adults in the United States. Among adults, asthma results in about 10.5 million physician office visits per year and affects approximately 8.7% of blacks, 7.6% of ...

Bronchiolitis is a feared complication of connective tissue disease
https://www.mdedge.com/clinicianreviews/article/198381/lupus-connective-tissue-diseases/bronchiolitis-feared-complication?channel=53
Bruce Jancin

Apr 8th, 2019 - MAUI, HAWAII – Vigilance for the possibility of bronchiolitis is warranted in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, Sjögren’s syndrome, or systemic lupus erythematosus who develop shortness of breath and cough or a precipitous drop in their forced e.

When and how to suspect asthma misdiagnosis
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/165088/asthma/when-and-how-suspect-asthma-misdiagnosis/page/0/1
Internal Medicine News;

May 7th, 2018 - “Most asthmatics get symptomatic relief from their disease,” Dr. Happel observed.

Minocycline-induced hyperpigmentation
https://www.mdedge.com/ccjm/article/120407/dermatology/minocycline-induced-hyperpigmentation?channel=162
Mahmoud Abdelghany, MD, Alan J. Kivitz, MD

Dec 1st, 2016 - A 64-year-old woman had a remote history of generalized fatigue, tightness of the hands, tingling and numbness of the face, joint stiffness, and bluish discoloration of the fingers that worsened with cold weather. Laboratory testing at that time h.

Pulmonary function testing adds little to STS risk scores
https://www.mdedge.com/cardiology/article/109324/cardiothoracic-surgery/pulmonary-function-testing-adds-little-sts-risk
Mark S. Lesney

Jun 1st, 2016 - Routine preoperative pulmonary function tests appear to have only limited utility in predicting outcomes in patients undergoing cardiothoracic surgery when the Society of Thoracic Surgeons risk score is available, according to the results of a ret.

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Patient Education  2 results see all →