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Asthma

Ventolin Inhaler vs Spiriva Nebulizer: What is Better?

Comparative Characteristics: Ventolin vs Spiriva In increasing frequency, doctors start prescribing Spiriva as bronchial asthma treatment. But medical workers’ opinion is conventional. Ventolin inhaler, according to medical statistics, is considered to be the most popular and effective inhaler for asthma treatment. So that, we decide to offer you comparative characteristics of…

Bypass

Canadian Neighbor Pharmacy: The Relation Between Surgeon Volume and Outcome Following Off-Pump vs On-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery

Physician and hospital volumes are important determinants of outcome for many surgical procedures and medical conditions. The association between surgical case volume and outcome after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery has been extensively studied. Many of these stud-ies have demonstrated that hospitals and surgeons with higher case volumes have…

Lobe Infiltrate

Canadian Health&Care Mall: Persistent Right Lower Lobe Infiltrate

A 55-year-old African-American man presented a week-long history of cough with blood-streaked sputum. He denied fevers, night sweats, weight change, and sinus symptoms. He was physically active and had no dyspnea on exertion. He reported gastroesophageal reflux symptoms but denied any other complaints. His medical history included diverticulosis and depression….

Biopsy

Canadian Health&Care Mall: Surgical Lung Biopsy

Interstitial lung diseases (ILDs) comprise a varied group of processes, which range from acute inflammatory disorders to progressive fibrotic conditions. Despite significant differences in underlying pathology, most patients with ILD present with similar clinical complaints, such as dyspnea and cough. The results of spirometric testing also tend to be nonspecific….