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.
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.
Current advances have made dramatic improvements in patient quality of life and life expectancy.
The CDC recently updated the vaccination schedule for those aged >65 years.
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.
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 is the leading cause of irreversible visual impairment in the elderly.
Primary malignant intraocular neoplasms are relatively rare, but they can be fatal if not treated promptly.
Although there is no cure, numerous topical agents effectively reduce intraocular pressure.
Data are limited regarding which therapy most effectively entrains the circadian rhythm.
HIV ocular infections are becoming more common as HIV/AIDS continues to transition to a chronic disease.
These adverse events may or may not be related to the agent’s pharmacodynamics or pharmacokinetics.
Over the last several decades, the assessment and treatment of pain in children has become a standard of pediatric care.
Status epilepticus is a neurologic disorder that can lead to serious complications in children if it is not treated effectively.
Irritable bowel syndrome is a common abdominal condition affecting children and adolescents.
Exposure can cause cognitive, behavioral, and motor problems in children.
The cause of adolescent obesity is regarded as multifaceted, given the numerous components that increase a child’s risk of developing the condition.
Clinicians have relied on short-term use of these high-risk agents for insomnia in the elderly.
Asthma exacerbations often require a short course of oral steroids.
Pediatric patients with preexisting respiratory conditions are at the greatest risk of infection.
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