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Evidence shifting for cardiac drugs with insect allergies

The cardiovascular benefits of beta-blockers and angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors must be weighed against anaphylaxis risk in patients with allergy.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/04/evidence-shifting-for-cardiac-drugs-with-insect-allergies.htm
1 Apr 2022

Previous asthma diagnosis may no longer be accurate in adults

A substantial proportion of adults with previously physician-diagnosed asthma may not have a current diagnosis, due possibly to spontaneous asthma remission or to misdiagnosis of asthma in the community, study authors wrote.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2017/01/24/2.htm
24 Jan 2017

Asthma flare-ups face new evidence, new therapies

This issue also covers changing use of aspirin for cardiovascular disease, decreases in the ability to smell, and dealing with the unexpected loss of a medical trainee.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2019/03/asthma-flare-ups-face-new-evidence-new-therapies.htm
1 Mar 2019

Fluticasone/salmeterol appears noninferior to fluticasone alone in patients with persistent asthma

An editorial said that the results of the industry-supported trial at first appear to be reassuring but questioned the exclusion of patients with life-threatening or unstable asthma.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2016/03/15/2.htm
15 Mar 2016

Pneumococcal vaccination rates suboptimal in adults with asthma

A total of 42.0% of the study sample reported ever receiving a pneumococcal vaccine, with rates below this threshold in those ages 18 to 44 years (32.7%), men (39.0%), and those with a college degree (36.7%), among other groups, researchers found.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2017/10/03/1.htm
3 Oct 2017

Details on second mRNA COVID-19 vaccine boosters

This column reviews details on recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/05/details-on-second-mrna-covid-19-vaccine-boosters.htm
1 May 2022

New guidelines aim to improve diverticulitis treatment

This issue includes stories on managing diverticulitis, using direct oral anticoagulants, and payment and performance measures.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/04/new-guidelines-aim-to-improve-diverticulitis-treatment.htm
1 Apr 2022

Asthma drug may improve control, reduce risk of exacerbations

Despite the results, the authors noted that which patients are more likely to respond to LTRAs remains unclear.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2015/09/22/1.htm
22 Sep 2015

Guidelines update management of eosinophilic esophagitis

Recommendations from the American Gastroenterological Association and the Joint Task Force for Allergy-Immunology Practice Parameters cover use of proton-pump inhibitors, steroids, diets, and endoscopic dilation.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2020/05/05/4.htm
5 May 2020

MKSAP Quiz: increasing asthma symptoms

A 24-year-old woman is evaluated for increasing asthma symptoms. Her symptoms now require her to use her as-needed albuterol inhaler two to three times per week, and she has been waking up at night at least once a week with asthma symptoms that require her inhaler. She is still able to perform most of her daily activities, including regular exercise, if she uses albuterol for prevention. She is allergic to house dust mites, ragweed, grass, trees, and cats. Following a physical exam and spirometry, what is the most appropriate treatment?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2014/03/25/3.htm
25 Mar 2014

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