In the Journals

This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in pulmonology. Through peer “Perspectives,” full bibliographical information and links to the original journal abstract, In the Journals are a step wider and deeper than journal reviews health care professionals may be accustomed.

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Noninvasive ventilation, CPAP yield similar long-term effectiveness in obesity hypoventilation syndrome

May 1, 2019
In a new study from the Spanish Sleep Network, treatment with noninvasive ventilation or continuous positive airway pressure resulted in a similar…
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PAH diagnostic algorithms vary widely

May 1, 2019
New data show that pulmonary arterhypertension diagnostic algorithms that have been developed using administrative health data differ significantly…
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Adding corticosteroids to antibiotics cut community-acquired pneumonia treatment costs

April 30, 2019
New data suggest that treating community-acquired pneumonia with corticosteroids in addition to antibiotics may lead to significant cost-savings to…
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COPD ambulatory care by pulmonologists low in Canadian study

April 30, 2019
Only 1 in 10 patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease visited a pulmonologist within a 1-year period in Ontario, Canada, according to…
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New insights on link between common lung diseases and cardiovascular risk

April 29, 2019
Patients with common lung diseases, including asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and lung fibrosis, are significantly more likely to…
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Socioeconomic, health-related disadvantages associated with increased smoking prevalence

April 23, 2019
Six different socioeconomic and health-related disadvantages were associated with greater odds of smoking initiation and lower odds of smoking…
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Indoor wood, candle burning may create potentially hazardous air quality

April 23, 2019
Less than 4 hours of indoor candle or wood burning daily significantly increased daily exposure to potentially hazardous, combustionderived…
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Pregnant smokers who quit early may reduce risk for preterm birth vs later quitters

April 22, 2019
The earlier in pregnancy a woman quits smoking, the lower her risk for preterm birth, even if she was a high-frequency cigarette smoker, according to…
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Medicaid could save $2.6 billion if 1% of smokers quit

April 17, 2019
A slight reduction in absolute smoking prevalence in the United States would result in “substantial” Medicaid savings the following year…
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ACP recommends ways to strengthen ACA

April 15, 2019
In a new position paper published in Annals of Internal Medicine, the ACP offers seven comprehensive recommendations to improve the Patient…
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