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News: New JFP Articles and September Consultant 360 Articles

New Articles from the Journal of Family Practice

A New Era in Asthma Management: Assessment of Asthma ControlKevin R. Murphy, MD; Joel Solis, MD

Strategies for Preventing COPD ExacerbationsBarbara Yawn, MD, MSc, FAAFP


New Respiratory Disease Articles from our Partners at Consultant 360

Vaping-Related Lung Injury: What Drove the Outbreak?

In a recent study, researchers examined whether higher rates of e-cigarette and cannabis use were associated with the prevalence of e-cigarette or vaping-related lung injuries during the 2019 outbreak.

In Stable COPD, Serum Amyloid A and Frequent Exacerbator Phenotype May Be Associated

The researchers sought to determine whether SAA concentrations are greater among patients with stable COPD who had had at least 2 exacerbations in the past year. Their results were released during ATS 2020 Virtual.

Anxiety, Depression, and Mortality in COPD: What’s the Connection?

Individuals with COPD often experience anxiety or depression. Researchers wanted to better understand how the comorbidities influence long-term mortality in COPD, as well as whether a change in symptoms of anxiety or depression over time impacts that mortality.

ATS Releases Guideline on NIV in Chronic Stable Hypercapnic COPD

The clinical practice guideline includes 5 recommendations on the optimal management of patients with COPD and chronic hypercapnia.

Can Fruits and Vegetables Lower Children’s Risk of Asthma Exacerbations?

Past research has shown that a diet high in fruit and vegetables can reduce adults’ risk of asthma exacerbations. Researchers now wanted to determine the effect among children with asthma. The research was released as part of ATS 2020 Virtual.