Monday, 29 February 2016
Wednesday, 24 February 2016
The February issue of the European Respiratory Journal (ERJ) features a study that considers the safety and efficacy of bedaquilline in a patient population treated for drug-resistant tuberculosis, including extensively drug-resistant TB. Visit erj.ersjournals.com to read this study and much more.
Thursday, 18 February 2016
The December issue of the European Respiratory Review features an article that discusses the use of right heart catheterisation (RHC) in diagnosing pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary arterial hypertension. In the absence of guidance for RHC best practice, the article highlights the importance of standardising procedures and calls for greater regularisation for optimal use in best practice. To find out more, visit err.ersjournals.com.
Thursday, 11 February 2016
One of the highlights of the December Breathe is an article on sleep disordered breathing in pregnancy, a common condition amongst pregnant women. The article aims to highlight the condition's prevalence and its associated risk factors, explore its impact on adverse maternal and fetal outcomes and introduce management options for sleep disordered breathing in pregnancy. Visit breathe.ersjournals.com to read this and many other interesting articles.
Wednesday, 10 February 2016
The February issue of the European Respiratory Journal features an interesting study on the association of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and the hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal (HPA) axis. Whilst previous studies on the association between OSA and HPA have been inconsistent, this study suggests that sleep apnoea in nonobese men and slightly obese women may be connected with HPA axis activation. Visit erj.ersjournals.com to read more.
Thursday, 4 February 2016
Tuesday, 2 February 2016
The February issue of the ERJ is online now. The issue features Editor's Choice articles on: physician-led multidisciplinary teams in adult CF management; OSA in nonobese men/slightly obese women; genetic causes of PAH and PVOD; and much more. Visit erj.ersjournals.com - ERS members have free online access to all articles.