Management of acute asthma in adults in the emergency department: assisted ventilation
- Survey of Outcome of Asthmatic Children Referred to Outpatient Clinic of Tabriz University of Medical Sciences. Nemat, B.; Ahadi, A. // Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences;2008, Vol. 11 Issue 14, p1860
This study was designed to follow patients regarding to achieving control, identify disease exacerbations and discover relation between exacerbation and risk factors. In a cross sectional-analytic study, 400 asthmatic patients in the range of 2-14 years old who were visited at the specialized...
- Even infrequent smoking can damage lungs. // Journal of Business (10756124);8/26/2010, Vol. 25 Issue 18, pB7
The article reports on a study which reveals infrequent smoking and exposure to even low-levels of cigarette smoking can risk lung disease.
- Provocative factors in asthma. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/30/99 Supplement, Vol. 161, pS8
The article focuses on the risk factors for asthma. It is provoked by several factors according to various studies. They include indoor and outdoor aeroallergens, respiratory infections and air pollutants, including increases in ozone concentration and tobacco smoke. Exposure to such risk...
- Avoidance of environmental allergens. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/30/99 Supplement, Vol. 161, pS20
The article focuses on the recommendations to avoid exposure to environmental allergens contributing to asthma. Avoidance of environmental allergens is part of asthma management. Exposure to such allergens contributes to the increased prevalence and severity of asthma. When allergens are...
- The link between asthma and rhinitis. Scadding, Glenis // Pulse;5/12/2010 Asthma & Allergic Rhinits, Vol. 70, p2
The article offers information on the association between asthma and rhinitis. It is stated that allergic rhinitis is commonly present in most asthma patients, particularly among children. It is believed that 75 percent of patients with rhinitis also have asthma and those that have not yet...
- What can predict the exacerbation severity in asthma? Oguzulgen, I. Kivilcim; Turktas, Haluk; Mullaoglu, Sema; Ozkan, Secil // Allergy & Asthma Proceedings;May/Jun2007, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p344
There are many well-defined risk factors for fatal asthma exacerbation; however, few data exist about the link between the severity of asthma and severity of exacerbation. The aim of this study was to determine if there is any patient and disease-related factor that predicts the severity of...
- Increased Effects of Smoking and Obesity on Asthma among Female Canadians: The National Population Health Survey, 1994—1995. Chen, Yue; Dales, Robert; Krewski, Daniel; Breithaupt, Krista // American Journal of Epidemiology;1999, Vol. 150 Issue 3, p255
To assess smoking, obesity, and other risk factors for asthma, the authors examined 17, 605 subjects aged 12 years or more who participated in the National Population Health Survey in 1994â€“1995. Asthma was considered present if an affirmative response was given to the question, â€œDo...
- Meta-analysis: Smoking duration, intensity increased risk for Hodgkin's lymphoma. // Hem/Onc Today;10/10/2011, Vol. 12 Issue 19, p14
The article reports that a recent meta-analysis has revealed that current smokers have a 35% increased risk for developing Hodgkin's lymphoma.
- Wood Smoke Increases COPD Risks. // AARC Times;Oct2010, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p155
The article discusses the research study conducted by researchers of Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute to more than 1,800 smokers ages from 40-75 which showed that wood smoke exposure increases the risks of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other pulmonary problems.