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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Pulmonary\Critical Care
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Pulmonary\Critical Care. NEJM (http://www.nejm.org) is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Case 32-2017: A 64-Year-Old Man with Dyspnea, Wheezing, Headache, Cough, and Night Sweats
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Amulya Nagarur: A 64-year-old man was evaluated in the emergency department of this hospital because of dyspnea, wheezing, headaches, cough, and night sweats. Approximately 6 years before this presentation, the patient had received a diagnosis of fibromyalgia, which had…

Decompression Sickness
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Pulmonary Foreign-Body Granulomatosis
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Age of Red Cells for Transfusion and Outcomes in Critically Ill Adults
01/01/70 - Red-cell transfusions are common in critically ill patients, and red cells may be stored for up to 42 days depending on manufacturing process, additive solution, and local policies or regulations. During storage, red cells undergo structural, biochemical, and metabolic changes, known as the…

Thrombophilia Testing and Venous Thrombosis
01/01/70 - Ordering thrombophilia tests is easy; determining whom to test and how to use the results is not. Although inherited and acquired thrombophilias are acknowledged to increase the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE), the majority of patients with VTE should not be tested for thrombophilia. Data…

Tuberculosis Elimination in the United States ? The Need for Renewed Action
01/01/70 - Once called "the captain of all these men of death," tuberculosis continues to kill 1.8 million people globally each year. In 2014, the World Health Assembly embraced an ambitious resolution to reduce deaths from tuberculosis by 95% by 2035. But despite such global concern, tuberculosis has all but…

A Nicotine-Focused Framework for Public Health
01/01/70 - Despite extraordinary progress in tobacco control and prevention, tobacco use remains the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States. Combustible cigarettes cause the overwhelming majority of tobacco-related disease and are responsible for more than 480,000 U.S. deaths each…

The Road Less Traveled
01/01/70 - A 26-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with a 1-week history of worsening pleuritic chest pain. She recalled the development of a dull, substernal ache several days after a 5-hour flight home from Puerto Rico, where she had spent 3 weeks hiking in national parks and exploring…

Evaluation of a Rapid Molecular Drug-Susceptibility Test for Tuberculosis
01/01/70 - Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (defined by resistance to isoniazid and rifampin) is a consequence of ineffective treatment, both at the individual level, when antibiotics are improperly selected or taken, and at the programmatic level, when the use of standard regimens is based on algorithms that…

Mepolizumab for Eosinophilic Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
01/01/70 - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a common disease characterized by progressive airflow obstruction, chronic inflammation in the lungs, and the occurrence of persistent symptoms and acute exacerbations. Up to 40% of patients with COPD have an eosinophilic phenotype, defined as a…

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