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A Review of Pulmonary Fibrosis 7/20/2015

Pulmonary fibrosis is a progressive respiratory disorder characterized by a scarring and thickening of the lining of the lungs that causes irreversible loss of ability to transport and exchange oxygen.
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Appropriate Use of Pressurized Metered-Dose Inhalers for Asthma 7/20/2015

Over the last several decades, multiple studies have identified improper asthma rescue inhaler technique as a clinically important correlate of unstable disease and increased use of healthcare services.
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Complex Pharmacotherapy of Cystic Fibrosis 7/20/2015

Current advances have made dramatic improvements in patient quality of life and life expectancy.

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Pneumococcal Vaccination in Older Adults: An Update for Pharmacists 7/20/2015

The CDC recently updated the vaccination schedule for those aged >65 years.
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Prevention and Treatment of Pertussis in Adults 7/20/2015

Although pertussis is typically considered a childhood disease, rates of infection in adults and adolescents have risen, currently accounting for more than half of all reported cases.
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Update on the Management of Bronchiolitis in Children 7/20/2015

Viral bronchiolitis, an inflammation of the lower respiratory tract, is a leading cause of acute illness and hospitalization in infants and children aged <2 years.

Age-Related Macular Degeneration 6/23/2015

Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of irreversible visual impairment in the elderly.

An Overview of Eye Cancers 6/23/2015

Primary malignant intraocular neoplasms are relatively rare, but they can be fatal if not treated promptly.

Current Considerations in the Treatment of Glaucoma 6/23/2015

Although there is no cure, numerous topical agents effectively reduce intraocular pressure.

Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Disorder: Disease Overview and Treatment Options 6/23/2015

Data are limited regarding which therapy most effectively entrains the circadian rhythm.

Ocular Diseases in HIV Infection 6/23/2015

HIV ocular infections are becoming more common as HIV/AIDS continues to transition to a chronic disease.

Ophthalmic Toxicities of Systemic Drug Therapy 6/23/2015

These adverse events may or may not be related to the agent’s pharmacodynamics or pharmacokinetics.

Assessment and Treatment of Pain in Children 5/15/2015

Over the last several decades, the assessment and treatment of pain in children has become a standard of pediatric care.

Emergent Treatment of Status Epilepticus in Children 5/15/2015

Status epilepticus is a neurologic disorder that can lead to serious complications in children if it is not treated effectively.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Children and Adolescents 5/15/2015

Irritable bowel syndrome is a common abdominal condition affecting children and adolescents.

Lead Toxicity and Chelation Therapy 5/15/2015

Exposure can cause cognitive, behavioral, and motor problems in children.

Management of Adolescent Obesity 5/15/2015

The cause of adolescent obesity is regarded as multifaceted, given the numerous components that increase a child’s risk of developing the condition.

Nonbenzodiazepine Hypnotics and Their Association With Fall Risk and Fractures in the Elderly 5/15/2015

Clinicians have relied on short-term use of these high-risk agents for insomnia in the elderly.

Selecting an Oral Prednisolone Liquid for Children 5/15/2015

Asthma exacerbations often require a short course of oral steroids.

The Enterovirus D68 Outbreak: A Public Health Concern 5/15/2015

Pediatric patients with preexisting respiratory conditions are at the greatest risk of infection.

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