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Quick Reference

MV

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mechanical_ventilation ;  

http://www.nursingcenter.com/library/JournalArticle.asp?Article_ID=829938(MV)

http://manuelsweb.com/abg.htm ( ABG interpreter)

http://www.ccmtutorials.com/intro/overview/page_04.htm  ( ALI)

http://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/764886 (AEP)

http://www.ccmtutorials.com/rs/mv/page3.htm

http://www.mountainside-medical.com/pages/What-Kind-of-Oxygen-Mask-Do-You-Need%3F.html

http://www.buzzle.com/articles/types-of-oxygen-masks.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venturi_mask

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-rebreather_mask

http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/I%3AE+ratio

http://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/761625 ( Protected Ventilation)

http://www.ccmtutorials.com/rs/ali/01_ali.htm (ALI/ ARDS)

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19741490 (Adaptive Support Ventilation)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Airway_pressure_release_ventilation

http://rtboardreview.com/public/tables_lists/minute_alveolarventilation.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Respiratory_minute_volume

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Lungvolumes.svg


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http://www.chronic-cough.net/tag/reflux-finding-score/ (Chronic Cough)

http://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/720140 (CF/ Pneumothorax)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/803479?src=stfb (EI—BC)

http://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/739653 (IPF/ Guideline)

http://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/749400 (FeNO/ Asthma monitoring)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/761085 (MV--TV, Pr.--in the ICUs)

http://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/739659 (CF/ Screen in Pregnancy)

http://jama.ama-assn.org/content/306/18/1974.full (Insecticides/ bed bugs/ AEs)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/738004 (Steroids for Asthma exacerbations)

http://cmejama-archives.ama-assn.org/cgi/quiz/amacme_quiz;jama_304_22_2521?node_id=amacme_course;jama304_22_2521 (ARDS)

http://jama.ama-assn.org/content/304/22/2521.full (ARDS)

http://cmejama-archives.ama-assn.org/cgi/quiz/amacme_quiz;archinte_171_7_620?node_id=amacme_course;archinte171_7_620 (Asthma/ GERD)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/756192 (COPD exacerbations/ Budesonide-Formoterol 320/9 mcg INH-- pMDI, BID).

Analyze morning and evening peak expiratory flow, pre-dose forced expiratory volume in 1 second, and pre-dose forced vital capacity. Patients recorded symptoms (dyspnea, cough, and sputum scores; nighttime awakenings caused by COPD symptoms; and use of rescue medications) in an electronic diary.

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/739652 (Pul Fibrosis)

http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1386595 (Low TVs for All.../ Mech. V)

http://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/754539 (PE/ A-I diseases)

http://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/761067 (PE/ Imaging)

http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1556161&tab=cme (PE)

http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1568253 (PE)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/748403 (mometasone/ formoterol combo/ Asthma)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/755157 (Fluticasone/ Salmeterol INH.... switch to....Ciclesonide maintenance TX--Asthma).

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/763311 (Asthma/ Budesonide, Formoterol)

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/magazine/issues/pdf/MLP_Spring_12.pdf (Seasonal Allergies)

http://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/739810 (COPD--TX)

http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1362025 (COPD)

http://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/781695 (VTE risk/ CS use)

http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1367450 (Pul HTN)

http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1367566 (Pul HTN)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/769956 (Chronic Cough)

http://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/756463 (Prevention of COPD exacerbations).

Stopping LABAs Too Soon May Worsen Asthma Control

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Omalizumab (IgE binder)

http://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/757119 (Asthma meds/ birth defects).

http://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/747305 (COPD--Mild, mod, severe TX)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/782708 (COPD-- TX; Fluticasone 100/ Vilanterol 25—mcg; QD; DPI)

http://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/771627 (Pulmonary fibrosis/ Thalidomide)

http://www.consultant360.com/sites/default/files/1112Cons_COPDSup%20Complete_HR.pdf

http://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/746758 (Indacaterol/ COPD/ LABD--QD dose)

http://cmejama-archives.ama-assn.org/cgi/quiz/amacme_quiz;archinte_171_10_914?node_id=amacme_course;archinte171_10_914 (COPD/ AUR—ACs in MEN, esp. BPH)

http://jama.ama-assn.org/content/303/23/2430.full (COPD)

http://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/772836 (COPD Rehab)

http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1160659 (ARDS/ ALI)

http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1187911 (VAP)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/769875 (Asthma Exacerbations)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/748029 (Mometasone)--allergies, asthma

http://jama.ama-assn.org/content/305/4/423.full.pdf+html (Sarcoidosis)

http://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/747457 (TT biopsy/ Pul nodule/ SEs)

http://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/743912 (Inflammatory markers/ Pneumonia)

http://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/736896 (COPD)--Prednisolone test

http://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/738054 (Terbutaline/ I, & CIs)

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http://cme.medscape.com/viewarticle/588750 (COPD exacerbations)

http://cme.medscape.com/viewarticle/588751  (IPF)

http://cme.medscape.com/viewarticle/589125 (COPD--Budesonide/ formoterol)

http://www.consultantlive.com/display/article/10162/36884 (Pleural Effusions)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/561102 ( PA in Older...)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/565955 (CF)

http://reachmd.com/xmsegment.aspx?sid=4984 (Asthma or COPD)

http://cme.medscape.com/viewarticle/720505 (Management of COPD)***************************

http://www.guideline.gov/summary/summary.aspx?view_id=1&doc_id=15556 (Global stategy for asthma management & prevention)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/720922 (Thermoplasty for Asthma)

http://doctor.ndtv.com/faq/ndtv/fid/00601/Asthma_-_asthalin_inhaler.html (Asthalin Inhaler)

http://www.rxlist.com/advair-diskus-drug.htm (Advair discus inhalation powder)

http://www.fpnotebook.com/Lung/Pharm/InhldCrtcstrd.htm (Corticosteroid doses for different types of Asthma)

http://www.theraflu.com/index.shtml (Theraflu/ Cough & Cold meds)

http://www.unitedpharmacies.com/Seroflo_Generic_Advair_Diskus__250_50_30_Rotacaps_p_591.html (Seroflo)

http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/extract/303/10/941 (ECMO--ARDS)

http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/303/9/865 (Peep/ ARDS)

http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/303/9/883 (PEEP/ TV in ALI)

http://ajrccm.atsjournals.org/cgi/content/full/170/3/211 (GOLD stage clasification of COPD)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/717215 (Anticholinergics/ COPD)

http://www.guideline.gov/summary/summary.aspx?doc_id=11674&nbr=6023 (Guideline/ Asthnma)***********

http://www.medscape.com/resource/asthma

http://www.drugs.com/cdi/albuterol.html (Albuterol SEs)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/707326 (COPD; Tiotropium, LABD, ICS)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/717287_7 (Allergies/ Environment)

http://www.cortlandtforum.com/an-infrequent-cause-of-chronic-cough/article/163338/?DCMP=EMC-CF_eTOC (DD of Chronic cough)--Sarcoidosis

http://www.peerview-institute.org/news/content.nsf/PaperFrameSet?OpenForm&pp=1&id=E3E1BDD395F2966D85256F260067856D&refid=3041&specid=999&newsid=852576140048867C852576B900364DC3&locref=ntkwatch&u=http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=20100025 (Fluticasone/ Salmeterol)--Asthma

http://www.spiriva.com/consumer/index.jsp (Tiotropium)

http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/302/3/306 (B.Obliterans after HSCT)

http://cme.medscape.com/viewarticle/704438 (PE)

http://www.aafp.org/afp/20090701/practice.html (Allergic Rhinitis)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/712348 (A. Rhinitis)

http://www.freepatentsonline.com/5649530.html (Nasal douche)

http://cme.medscape.com/viewarticle/713109 (Nasal spray)

http://www.aafp.org/afp/20090701/photo.html (DD of multiple Pul nodules)

http://www.medscape.com/features/slideshow/occupational-lung-diseases (Occupational Lung Disease)

http://reachmd.com/xmsegment.aspx?sid=4984 (Asthma/ COPD: differences);  http://www.mysymbicort.com/c/default.aspx

http://www.drugs.com/symbicort.html

http://cme.medscape.com/viewarticle/707324

http://www.mysymbicort.com/HCP/copd/improve-fev.aspx?source=301&WT.mc_id=SYMHCP_09COPD_JAMA_5MIN_UTXTGA (Symbicort)

http://www.empr.com/asthmacopd/symbicort-8045/drug/6724/ (Symbicort)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/719008 (Albuterol; levalbuterol)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/719652 (COPD: Mono & Bi therapy)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/715987 (OSA: TX)

http://cme.medscape.com/viewarticle/715012 (PAH); 

http://www.pulmonary-arterial-hypertension.org/

http://www.pulmonologychannel.com/asthma/treatment.shtml (Asthma Classification/ Meds)

http://cme.medscape.com/viewarticle/716098 (COPD Management Program)

http://www.lungusa.org/ (American Lung association); http://www.myicucare.org/Pages/default.aspx (ICU Care)***************

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/715633 (MV) *****************************************************************

http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/303/9/902 (MV)

http://reachmd.com/xmsegment.aspx?sid=4504 (COPD TX)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/719177 (COPD: Exercises)*********************************

http://cme.medscape.com/viewarticle/718100 (HAE)***

http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos084.htm (RTTs/ RTs)

http://cme.medscape.com/viewarticle/717580 (LABAs--Asthma)

http://www.jfponline.com/Pages.asp?AID=8109&issue=November%202009&UID=42445 (When to retest for Bone Densitometry?)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/713866 (COPD; Diag/ Monitoring)

http://www.medscape.com/infosite/proair/article-10?src=0_nl_sm_0 (Ventolin Inhaler)

http://cme.medscape.com/viewarticle/708091 (COPD; Pul Rehab, UE exercise training)

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/1015/p853.html (COPD screening: Spirometry)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/717216 (COPD+ HF)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/717210?sssdmh=dm1.591921&src=ddd&uac=74821FZ (LABAs/ Caution in Asthma-peds )

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/714430_5 (AECB/ AE-COPD: Spirometry/ Moxifloxacin)

http://mysymbicort.com/HCP/improve-forced-expiratory-volume-fev.ASPX?source=300&WT.mc_id=SYMHCP_09COPD_JAMA_NWTRT_UTXTGA&cmp_a_3=banner (Maintenance TX of Asthma)

http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/aafp/fpm_20100102/#/18 (Asthma/ Care)**************PROTOCOL

http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/aafp/fpm_20100102/#/20 (Asthma Severity/ LT TX)

http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/aafp/fpm_20100102/#/22 (Pt Self Assessment Form)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/472979 (Allergic Rhinitis/ Meds)****************************

http://www.guideline.gov/summary/summary.aspx?view_id=1&doc_id=13678 (Ac. Respiratory illness)

http://www.guideline.gov/summary/summary.aspx?view_id=1&doc_id=13681 (Solitary Pul nodule)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/708360?src=mpnews&spon=34&uac=74821FZ (Guideline; Hoarseness)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/708306?src=mpnews&spon=34&uac=74821FZ (Nasal allergies; Azelastine spray)

http://cme.medscape.com/viewarticle/708571 (Hoarseness)

http://www.aafp.org/afp/20090815/363.html (Hoarseness)

http://www.consultantlive.com/display/article/10162/1426292 (Asthma diagnosis overlooked in older adults)

http://www.jfponline.com/Pages.asp?AID=7839&issue=September_2009&UID= (Brochospasm/ athletes)

The laboratory results are suggestive of acquired angioedema. Patients with ACE inhibitor angioedema and idiopathic angioedema have normal C4, C1-inhibitor, and C1q values. Patients with HAE will have low C4 and C1-inhibitor levels, but C1q is normal. Patients with acquired angioedema have low C4, C1-inhibitor, and C1q values.

http://cme.medscape.com/viewarticle/716692 (HAE)

http://cmejama-archives.ama-assn.org/cgi/quiz/amacme_quiz;archinte_169_17_1595?node_id=amacme_course;archinte169_17_1595 (AECOPD)

http://www.indianpediatrics.net/feb2001/feb-147-156.htm (Mechanical Ventilation)

http://www.goldcopd.com/Guidelineitem.asp?l1=2&l2=1&intId=2002 (Guideline: COPD)

http://us-health-networkstore.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=39_44&products_id=81

http://cme.medscape.com/viewarticle/708912 (Pulmonary- Sarcoidosis)

http://www.aafp.org/afp/20090901/photo.html (Teratoma)

http://cme.medscape.com/viewarticle/704991 (ALI/ ARDS)

http://classes.kumc.edu/cahe/respcared/chesttrauma/thorglos.html (Peep, Swan Catheter)

http://www.ccmtutorials.com/rs/mv/platpres.htm (Plateau Pr, Peak Pressure/ Real airway Pr)

http://hsc.virginia.edu/Internet/Anesthesiology-Elective/airway/ventilation.cfm (MV, PAo2 & Pao2)

http://ezinearticles.com/?What-is-the-Difference-Between-CPAP-and-BIPAP-Ventilation?&id=965994 (CPAP/ BiPaP)

http://www.ccmtutorials.com/rs/intubate/in_vent4.htm (When to ventilate/ oxygenate) ******

http://www.ccmtutorials.com/rs/intubate/in_vent5.htm (How to intubate?)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/579317 ( Salmeterol/ Fluticasone--COPD)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/565383 (COPD)

http://cme.medscape.com/viewarticle/575463 ( COPD--SA/ LA--BD/ Anti-Chol)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/570856 (6 MWD in COPD)

http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/aafp/fpm_20100102/#/18 (Asthma/ Care)**************PROTOCOL

http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/aafp/fpm_20100102/#/20 (Asthma Severity/ LT TX)

http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/aafp/fpm_20100102/#/22 (Pt Self Assessment Form)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheyne-Stokes_respiration ( C-S Resp, Biot's, Kussmaul's..)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/569721 (Recovery PVCs on Exercise Test)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/569862 (Asthma Management during Pregnancy)

http://www.cdc.gov/tb/pubs/TBfactsheets.htm ( TB & Pregnancy)

http://www.familypracticenews.com/article/PIIS0300707308702603/fulltext ( Asthma/ Preg)

http://www.jfponline.com/uploadedFiles/Journal_Site_Files/Journal_of_Family_Practice/supplement_archive/IMS-J-1.pdf (Early Diagnosis & Effective Management of COPD)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/569740 ( ECMO)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/569670 ( Dexmedetomidine/ Midazolam---MV in ICU)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/567839 (PE-- Diagnostics)

http://www.cortlandtforum.com/content/index.php?id=26&no_cache=1&tx_cortlandtmagissue_pi1[pointer]=0&tx_cortlandtmagissue_pi1[mode]=1&tx_cortlandtmagissue_pi1[showUid]=1581  (Spirometry)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/571030 ( VWD)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/570865 ( Tiotropium, Formoterol); http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/579577

http://www.consultantlive.com/display/article/10162/1147196?pageNumber=1 ( Chr. Cough; Table 1, Table 2, Table 3)

http://www.jfponline.com/ccp_article.asp?id=6517 ( OSA)

http://www.jfponline.com/Pages.asp?AID=5978&issue=March%202008&UID= ( 'When' to admit a Pt for Suspected CAP ?) ;   BNP levels/ PE mortality..........

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/581333  Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease EXTRACT | FULL TEXT | PDF     ;    American Lung Association ; http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2008/12/15/hlsb1215.htm ( COPD awareness); http://www.consultantlive.com/display/article/10162/1165022?pageNumber=2 ( DD of Miliary Pattern on CXR);  http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/586128 ( Budesonide, Formoterol--Asthma)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/702807 (COPD exacerbations: Theophylline, Neb-- BD, Systemic steroid;

D/C meds: LA inhaled BD & AC, + inhaled steroids)

http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/301/3/344 (Pleural Effusion)

http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2009/01/12/hlsb0112.htm (Combination TX for Asthma)

http://cme.medscape.com/viewarticle/588143 (Indications for CS in COPD)

http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20060923171350AAYQ3uY (OLD; RLD).

http://www.lakesidepress.com/pulmonary/books/breathe/Secth.htm

http://www.rnceus.com/abgs/abgmethod.html (ABG interpretation)

http://www.healthcentral.com/encyclopedia/408/745.html (Pickwickian Syndrome)

http://www.rnceus.com/abgs/abgcurve.html (Oxy Hgb Dissociation Curve).

http://www.rnceus.com/abgs/abgtx.html (BiPAP)

http://www.aafp.org/afp/20090601/cochrane.html (LABD in Asthma)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/725278_3 (COPD/ elderly)

http://cme.medscape.com/viewarticle/725811 (Asthma/ formoterol-mometasone)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/726029 (Stable COPD/ TX)

http://cmejama-archives.ama-assn.org/cgi/quiz/amacme_quiz;archinte_170_15_1383?node_id=amacme_course;archinte170_15_1383 (PESI score/ PE)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/727450 (Acute adult epiglottitis)

http://sg.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20090311063812AAXWykC (BiPap settings)

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/pneumoconioses/ (Pneumoconiosis)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/727451 (Stress induced CMP)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/725277 (Hearing Impairment/ Driving)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/726030_4 9 (Asthma maintenance: new meds)

    Analgesia - mild-to-moderate pain (new)

    Breathlessness 

    Bronchiectasis

    Corticosteroids - inhaled

    Corticosteroids - oral

    Corticosteroids - topical (skin, nose and eyes) 

tp://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/743447 (IACs/ AUR in men with BPH)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/863356--Age-Adjusted D-Dimer Testing Improves Ability to Rule Out Pulmonary Embolism; The Wells rule uses a clinical score, and, a D-dimer test result (conventionally up to 500 mcg/L) to estimate the clinical probability of PE.

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/863254-- MDR--TB

       http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/738653 (Indacaterol maleate)

http://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/737660 (NPPV & CPAP)