Younger patients with asthma who were hospitalized with COVID-19 did not have worse outcomes than patients hospitalized with COVID-19 without asthma.
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Patients with hypoxemic acute respiratory failure because of COVID-19 who received CPAP therapy had a high failure rate during prone/lateral positioning tests.
Hospitalized patients withCOVID-19 had higher proportions of nonproductive cough, fatigue, and gastrointestinal symptoms as well as lower severity of illness scores compared with patients with H1N1 influenza.
Cavitation, low density areas, and stenosis of responsible bronchus are risk factors for infectious complications after endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial biopsy.
Individuals with HIV were more likely to have interstitial lung abnormalities and findings suspicious for the presence of interstitial lung disease than individuals without HIV.
Several risk factors were identified for bronchiectasis progression in patients with COPD.
Patients with both COPD and chronic bacterial infection who had <100 circulating eosinophils/µL were at high risk of developing pneumonia.
Children with neurologic impairment had lower rates of recurrent severe pneumonia if they practiced dental care as a preventive measure.
Mycoplasma pneumoniae immunoglobulin M antibody-secreting cells were successfully used to differentiate between those with M pneumoniae infection and carriers in a pediatric population.
Patients who either are currently or have recently taken benzodiazepines may have an increased risk for pneumonia.