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- Characterisation of children's asthma status by ICD-9 code and criteria-based medical record review. Juhn, Young; Kung, Amiinah; Voigt, Robert; Johnson, Shirley // Primary Care Respiratory Journal;Mar2011, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p79
Objective: To characterise the relationship between ICD code-based (i.e. physician diagnosis-based) and criteria-based asthma ascertainment. Methods: We compared identification of children with asthma between criteria-based medical record review for asthma ascertainment and an ICD-9 code-based...
- Bronchiectasis. Edwards, Marilyn // Practice Nurse;2/11/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p35
The article offers clinical information on bronchiectasis, an abnormal and permanent dilatation and distortion of the bronchi. Bronchiectasis is causes by the recurrent inflammation or infection of the airways. Its symptoms include chronic cough, fatigue, shortness of breath, weight loss and...
- Etiology of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest diagnosed via detailed examinations including perimortem computed tomography. Moriwaki, Yoshihiro; Tahara, Yoshio; Kosuge, Takayuki; Suzuki, Noriyuki // Journal of Emergencies, Trauma & Shock;Apr-Jun2013, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p87
Context: The spectrum of the etiology of out-of-hospital cardiopulmonary arrest (OHCPA) has not been established. We have performed perimortem computed tomography (CT) during cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Aims: To clarify the incidence of non-cardiac etiology (NCE), actual distribution of the...
- Bronchiectasis in Older Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Whitters, Deborah; Stockley, Robert // Drugs & Aging;2013, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p215
The prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) increases with age. Recent evidence suggests that the finding of co-existent bronchiectasis is becoming increasingly common, possibly because of increased use of high-resolution CT scanning in the assessment of patients with COPD....
- Yellow nail syndrome: recurrent pleural effusion in a patient with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Raljevic, Snezana; Pesut, Dragica; Stjepanovic, Mihailo; Buha, Ivana // HealthMed;2012, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p640
Recurrent pleural effusion of unrevealed etiology is important problem in clinical practice. Yellow nail syndrome (YNS) is a rare disorder, which consists of the triad of deformed yellow nails, lymphedema and respiratory disorder. It is often accompanied with bronchiectasis, pleural effusion...
- Bronchitis. // Diseases & Disorders: A Nursing Therapeutics Manual, 2nd edition;2002, p168
Provides information on bronchitis. Causes; Diagnosis; Planning and implementation of treatment.
- Managing asthma... This practice profile is based on NS613 Kaufman G (2011) Asthma: pathophysiology, diagnosis and management. Nursing Standard. 26, 5, 48-56. White, Natalie // Nursing Standard;1/25/2012, Vol. 26 Issue 21, p59
A learning zone article helped Natalie White understand the pharmacological treatments for asthma.
- Overcoming Gaps in the Management of Asthma in Older Patients: New Insights. Barua, Pranoy; O’Mahony, M. Sinead // Drugs & Aging;2005, Vol. 22 Issue 12, p1029
Asthma is under-recognised and undertreated in older populations. This is not surprising, given that one-third of older people experience significant breathlessness. The differential diagnosis commonly includes asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart failure, malignancy,...
- NON-ULCER DYSPEPSIA: SEEING THROUGH THE HAZE? DeVault, Kenneth R.; Johnson, David A.; Cattau Jr., Edward L. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Dec1993, Vol. 88 Issue 12, p2125
Discusses research being done on the etiology of dyspepsia. Reference to a study by A. G. Klauser and colleagues, published in a 1993 issue of "Digestive Diseases Science" journal; Methods used to evaluate the condition in patients; Factors which represent the end-point of the study.