Is there an association between COPD and functional gastrointestinal disorders, including GERD, irritable bowel syndrome, and functional dyspepsia?
All articles by Virginia A. Schad, PharmD, RPh
Researchers examined BLOCK COPD trial data to explore whether COPD exacerbation risk was associated with baseline bronchodilator response or early reduction in FEV1/FVC.
Can long-COVID lung diseases be better understood and classified via analysis of abnormalities seen on transbronchial lung cryobiopsies?
Researchers examined the clinical, histological, and molecular features of patients with never-decompensated alcohol-related liver disease vs alcohol-related hepatitis.
Researchers sought to identify the clinical factors of inflammatory bowel disease and celiac disease that are associated with receiving a positive stool GIPCR test.
Researchers in South Korea found poverty and pre-existing respiratory conditions were among the diverse risk factors for hospital-acquired pneumonia.
A Scottish study examined the need for psychosocial support post ICU discharge among patients who have recovered from severe COVID-19.
In patients with COVID-19, visual assessment of computed tomography images may be useful in predicting the severity of illness.
RECOVERY, a large, randomized clinical trial, assessed the efficacy of colchicine, a proposed treatment for inflammation associated with COVID-19.
A meta-trial of 6 clinical trials evaluated the efficacy of awake prone positioning in preventing intubation and death in patients with severe COVID-19.