Asthma Perspective

 
 
  • ACAAI 2019 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ACAAI 2019
  • CHEST 2019 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from CHEST 2019
  • New Ways to Get Paid for Telehealth Services Telehealth services are being embraced both by patients and payers. Coding expert Betsy Nicoletti explains how to bill for this service, as well as how to get paid for telephone consultations.
  • Marijuana Allergy? Legalization Stirs the Pot With the legalization of recreational marijuana use increasing, so might the number of patients presenting with a cannabis allergy.
  • ERS 2019 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ERS 2019
  • Flu Vaccine Recommendations for the 2019-2020 Season   Here are the updates to this season's flu vaccine recommendations.
  • 7 Best Ways to Deal With a Hypochondriac Patient There's a fine line between humoring an anxious patient and diagnosing an illness anxiety. Here are key strategies to effectively treat patients who may needlessly fear they harbor dread diseases.
  • The Caveat to Inhaled Corticosteroids for Asthma Treating asthma is straightforward--or is it? Dr Holley presents a caveat to the 'early and often' treatment approach.
  • COPD: 5 Must-Know Updates What recommendations have changed in treating patients with COPD? Dr Holley reviews five key updates and the latest research.
  • Air Quality Matters -- At Least for Kids With Asthma Paying attention to air quality indices may provide one more tool to better manage kids with asthma.
  • The Demise of Short-Acting Beta-Agonist Therapy According to Dr Aaron Holley, the 2019 Global Initiative for Asthma guidelines will change how pulmonologists have been practicing for many, many years.
  • Swollen Necks, Dry Mouth--What Is Going On? Through a series of short patient cases, Dr Gordon Sun illustrates common presenting symptoms and the underlying causes of salivary gland diseases.
  • ECG Challenge: Beating at a Fast Clip Whether it's related to his COPD, inhalers, neither, or both, this patient's ECG reveals why his pulse is so fast.
  • EAACI 2019 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from EAACI 2019
  • Wrong-Patient Prostate Surgery; More Erroneous report results in unnecessary procedure; surgeon made a mess of controlling infection, jury finds; defendants push back on allegations of substandard care.
  • ATS 2019 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ATS 2019
  • More Emergency 'MacGyver' Tips for Physicians   Problem-solver Amy Faith Ho reveals more tips and tricks for simplifying emergency procedures and challenges in the ED.
  • 5 Practical Pointers on Allergic Rhinitis With these tips, you'll be ready to manage the next patient who presents to you with symptoms of allergic rhinitis.
  • Addressing Asthma Management: What Clinicians Told Us The Medscape/CHEST survey reveals differences in how pulmonologists and other clinicians manage patients with moderate to severe asthma.
  • What's the Standard of Care for Managing Medical Marijuana? In primary care, what are the provider's responsibilities toward patients with a medical marijuana recommendation?