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Updates in the Guidelines and Treatment of Ventilator-dependent Children

My experience in the care of ventilator-dependent children involves over 20 years’ experience in both the home and long-term care environments. I have managed over 50 ventilator-dependent children in a university-based

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease—A Disease of Accelerated Aging

Keywords

Aging, azithromycin, biomarker, COPD, exacerbation, mortality, quality of life, senescence, telomere

Disclosure

Don D Sin has received research funding from drug companies: AstraZeneca, Merck and Boehringer Ingelheim,

Latent Tuberculosis Infection

Q. How prevalent is latent tuberculosis infection around the world?

LTBI is the stage at which a person has been infected by M. tuberculosis but has not developed the disease. These

Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Pulmonary Infections

Pulmonary infections caused by nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) are increasing in prevalence, and impose a significant health and economic burden. There are around 150 species of NTM, which are ubiquitous in the

Foreword – US Respiratory & Pulmonary Diseases. 2018;3(1):13

Welcome to the latest edition of US Respiratory & Pulmonary Diseases. Despite a wealth of advances in the field of respiratory care, respiratory disease remains a leading cause of death

Cough Hypersensitivity Syndrome – A Major Advance in the Understanding of Chronic Cough

Abstract

Cough is a common complaint that often necessitates a visit to a primary care provider,1 but typically resolves spontaneously within a few weeks. Chronic cough, which is a cough