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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

COPD challenges, asthma in children, smoking deaths—highlights of recent research findings in these key areas of respiratory disease.

What do you get when you cross asthma with COPD? How does an asthma Dx reduce antibiotic Rx? And what about vitamin D and asthma, anyway? Get answers and evidence in 5 easy pages.

Making a good match between a young patient and an inhaler device is a first step toward optimal asthma management. Find a brief review of how to make that match in this short slide show.

Aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD) is chronic, often severe asthma. Episodes can be life-threatening. Find out what you know about AERD after answering these 6 short questions.

Is there a connection between this patient’s symptoms and the thin red-brown lines under his nails? Answer this question and 4 others in this quiz.

The risk of new-onset obstructive sleep apnea appears to be greater in persons who have asthma. Treating one may help the other.

Long-acting beta-agonists offer benefits in COPD. Not true for inhaled corticosteroids for most, it turns out.

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