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Primum non nocere when choosing whether to ban drug reps

There are probably several examples of both extremes. For example, Singulair is a $3 billion product for Merck and the single best selling controller medication for asthma, but it doesn't ... The National Institutes of Health guidelines consider
July 2019

COPD exacerbations and respiratory syncitial virus--maybe a huge problem?

I have never routinely checked my patients with asthma and COPD exacerbations for respiratory syncitial virus.
July 2019

How to treat pneumonia, and science

Many prior papers have raised concerns about the use of steroids in this context, and the chronic use of steroids- inhaled or systemic- for such conditions as asthma is actually associated
July 2019

QD: News Every Day--Prescriptions on the rise, so look out for the side effects

The most commonly used types of drugs included: asthma medicines for children, central nervous system stimulants for adolescents, antidepressants for middle-aged adults, and cholesterol-lowering drugs for older Americans.
July 2019

QD: News Every Day--The disconnect of health reform

Among adults, 26% had asthma, 10% had diabetes, 8% had some other chronic lung disease, 8% had weakened immune systems and 6% were pregnant.
July 2019

QD: News Every Day--Drug adherence can save patients thousands in later acute care

The literature shows drug compliance lowers the costs of hospitalizations, with the exceptions of depression, osteoporosis and asthma, in which the more expensive brand-name drugs dominate the market.
July 2019

Consider GERD in patients with pulmonary diseases

Currently, there is no evidence that patients with GERD need to be actively screened for asthma or other pulmonary disorders, according to Dr. ... Havemann BD, Henderson CA, El-Serag HB.The association between gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and asthma:
March 2014

QD: News Every Day--Egg-allergic patients can receive flu vaccines normally

Paradoxically, given their young age and the high rate of concurrent asthma, these patients have a higher risk of complications from influenza and are among those most likely to benefit from
July 2019

QD: News Every Day--Haiti relief efforts struggle

But diarrhea is the bigger concern. Trauma from crush injuries has its own set of sequelae that will require special management including kidney failure, worsening diabetes or asthma, post-traumatic stress
July 2019

Your 'well' is my 'sick' as insurers pick semantics over payments

That is, the diabetes exam had nothing to do with the mole, or the asthma was completely separate from the Boy Scout physical.
July 2019

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