Respiratory Diseases

Respiratory Tract Disease

From asthma to flu vaccination, you'll find an array of useful diagnostic and management tips on a range of respiratory disorders here.

Respiratory Diseases

They breathe in more air than do normal-weight persons, exposing them to more air pollutants and making them more vulnerable to asthma and other pulmonary diseases.

The patient presents 6 weeks after a prolonged hospitalization for pancreatitis. More details and the office spirometry tracing here.

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A 56-year-old man, Mr A, comes to your office 6 weeks after a long hospitalization for severe pancreatitis secondary to gallbladder disease.

A simple way to prevent asthma or treat wheezing may be to eat flaxseed or take some kind of probiotic.

Several related health concerns—including asthma, pericarditis, and pneumonia—are treatable within the primary care office.

Re-expansion pulmonary edema is noncardiogenic and follows re-expansion of the lung after thoracentesis is performed for large amounts of pleural effusion or for pneumothorax.


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