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.