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.

In the Journals

Severe sleep apnea may raise postoperative cardiovascular complication risk

May 14, 2019
Unrecognized severe obstructive sleep apnea is associated with a significantly increased risk for cardiovascular complications within 30 days after…
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Considerable night-to-night variability in sleep-disordered breathing raises atrial fibrillation risk

May 14, 2019
In the VARI-OSA-AF study, long-term sleep-disordered breathing and simultaneous atrial fibrillation monitoring conferred a relationship between…
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60 seconds can ascertain patients’ social determinants of health

May 13, 2019
Patients’ social determinants of health were determined in 1 minute with a short survey, according to findings recently published in Annals of
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Symptomatic sarcoidosis more likely to require treatment

May 13, 2019
New data suggest that patients with symptomatic sarcoidosis are more likely to require treatment, have a greater number of organs involved in their…
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Electronic prediction score more effective for guiding antibiotic therapy in pneumonia

May 13, 2019
When compared with health care-associated pneumonia criteria, electronic calculation of a prediction score more accurately predicted the risk for…
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Whole-body MRI may facilitate lung cancer staging

May 10, 2019
Using whole-body magnetic resonance imaging for staging in non-small-cell lung cancer reduced staging time, cut costs and had similar diagnostic…
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Critical care-related factors impact morbidity after pediatric respiratory failure

May 9, 2019
In children who experienced acute respiratory failure, factors related to critical care, such as mechanical ventilation and inadequate pain…
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Sleep quality, wakefulness may predict successful weaning from mechanical ventilation

May 9, 2019
Critically ill patients who have higher levels of wakefulness and the same depth of sleep in both the left and right hemispheres of their brains are…
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Prevalence of liver disease in cystic fibrosis ‘slowly increasing’ in UK

May 8, 2019
The burden of cystic fibrosis-associated liver disease in the United Kingdom increased from 2008 to 2013, with new estimates showing a rising…
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Aclidinium does not increase cardiovascular risk in COPD

May 7, 2019
In patients with moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and increased cardiovascular risk, aclidinium did not increase the risk for…
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