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Left Atrial Size, Chemosensitivity, and Central Sleep Apnea in Heart Failure
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Left Atrial Size, Chemosensitivity, and Central Sleep Apnea in Heart Failure

Chest. 2014. doi:10.1378/chest.13-0309 CHEST Journal | Article Conclusions:  Increased LAVI is associated with heightened CO2 chemosensitivity and greater frequency of …Read the Rest

Impaired Left Ventricular Filling in COPD and Emphysema: Is it the heart or the lungs?:
COPD

Impaired Left Ventricular Filling in COPD and Emphysema: Is it the heart or the lungs?:

Abstract   Chest. 2013. doi:10.1378/chest.13-0183 Background:  Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and heart failure with preserved ejection fraction overlap clinically, and impaired …Read the Rest

Prone Positioning in Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
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Prone Positioning in Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

N Engl J Med 2013. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1214103 Conclusions In patients with severe ARDS, early application of prolonged prone-positioning ses- sions …Read the Rest

Effects of cannabis on pulmonary structure, function and symptoms
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Effects of cannabis on pulmonary structure, function and symptoms

Conclusions: Smoking cannabis was associated with a dose-related impairment of large airways function resulting in airflow obstruction and hyperinflation. In …Read the Rest

Azithromycin for prevention of exacerbations of COPD by 25%?
COPD

Azithromycin for prevention of exacerbations of COPD by 25%?

Conclusions: Among selected subjects with COPD, azithromycin taken daily for 1 year, when added to usual treatment, decreased the frequency …Read the Rest

Effect of the Management of Patients With Chronic Cough by Pulmonologists and Certified Respiratory Educators on Quality of Life A Randomized Trial
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Effect of the Management of Patients With Chronic Cough by Pulmonologists and Certified Respiratory Educators on Quality of Life A Randomized Trial

Background: The role of certified respiratory educators (CREs) is to educate, assess, and help to manage patients with asthma and …Read the Rest

Achieving Restful Ventilation: The Impact of Patient-Ventilator Interaction on Sleep
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Achieving Restful Ventilation: The Impact of Patient-Ventilator Interaction on Sleep

Karen J Bosma, MD, FRCPC Critical Care Medicine and Respirology Conclusions • PAV(set properly)makes central apneas rare, ensures good patient-ventilator …Read the Rest

Proportional assist ventilation: methodology and therapeutics on COPD patients compared with pressure support ventilation
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Proportional assist ventilation: methodology and therapeutics on COPD patients compared with pressure support ventilation

Conclusions PAV is a feasible method for supporting ventilator-dependent patients and was well tolerated. It can improve the breathing pattern …Read the Rest

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