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Final Diagnosis Often Differs From Referral Diagnosis for EIS

For children with exercise-induced respiratory symptoms (EIS), diagnosis at an outpatient clinic often differs from that proposed by the referring physician, according to a study published in Pediatric Pulmonology. Investigators...

Is There Life After Medicine?

M y group of nephrologists is trying to convince our 75-year-old colleague to retire from full-time clinical practice. I think he truly believes that the day he retires, his essence will be forcibly removed from his body, and he...

Hearing Loss Screening in Patients With Cystic Fibrosis

Evidence indicates that treatment for cystic fibrosis (CF) often includes antimicrobial therapy with such agents as aminoglycosides; unfortunately, research suggests such therapy can lead to ototoxicity. “Hearing loss is an...

COVID-19 Outcomes Not Improved With Convalescent Plasma

For adults with severe COVID-19 pneumonia, no signifi cant diff erences are seen in clinical status or mortality for those receiving convalescent plasma versus placebo, according to a study published in the New England Journal...



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