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FEV6 Is an Acceptable Surrogate for FVC in the Spirometric Diagnosis of Airway Obstruction and Restriction
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FEV6 Is an Acceptable Surrogate for FVC in the Spirometric Diagnosis of Airway Obstruction and Restriction

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine ABSTRACT: We analyzed the FEV1/FEV6 and FEV1/FVC results of 502 consecutive patients in …Read the Rest

Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS) Biopsy of Mediastinal Lymph Nodes
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Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS) Biopsy of Mediastinal Lymph Nodes

Mediastinoscopy is the ‘gold standard’ method for determining the presence of nodal metastases in the mediastinum. Generally performed as an …Read the Rest

Canadian Thoracic Society 2011 guideline update: Diagnosis and treatment of sleep disordered breathing
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Canadian Thoracic Society 2011 guideline update: Diagnosis and treatment of sleep disordered breathing

The Canadian Thoracic Society (CTS) published an executive summary of guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disordered breathing …Read the Rest

Lung Association Network and Learn
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Lung Association Network and Learn

Excellent presentation by Dr. Jean Bourbeau and Dr. Stephen Field. A pdf will follow soon regarding the topic of  “How to triage …Read the Rest

An introduction to Pulmonary Embolism. (updated links)
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An introduction to Pulmonary Embolism. (updated links)

Pulmonary embolism is a life-threatening condition that occurs when a clot of blood or other material blocks an artery in …Read the Rest

standardization of spirometry
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standardization of spirometry

Spirometry is a physiological test that measures how an individual inhales or exhales volumes of air as a function of time. The …Read the Rest

‘Kids With Asthma’ Hit The Web
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‘Kids With Asthma’ Hit The Web

‘Kids With Asthma’ Hit The Web: “A new interactive, kid-friendly website: http://www.kidswithasthma.com.au has been launched by the National Asthma Council …Read the Rest

An introduction to Pulmonary Embolism.
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An introduction to Pulmonary Embolism.

Pulmonary embolism is a life-threatening condition that occurs when a clot of blood or other material blocks an artery in …Read the Rest

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