Pulmonology

Asthma reloaded!

How do the 2020 GINA guidelines differ from the 2007 NAEPP guidelines in outpatient management of asthma? How can we predict the likelihood of asthma in kids <5 years-old? How many patients use their inhalers correctly?

Asthma!

What’s the NNT for systemic steroids to avoid 1 hospitalization for asthma exacerbations? Are short courses of systemic steroids associated with harm?

COPD!

What interventions decrease mortality in COPD management? What is the Anthonisen criteria? Did you know there are COPD action plans?