Tuesday, 27 June 2017
A study published on the Respiratory Medicine Journal investigates the need for additional research on smokers with respiratory symptoms (dyspnoea, cough, or sputum production) and normal spirometry.
Friday, 12 May 2017
A new paper by ERS published on the ERJ aims to update previous publications on bronchial challenge testing and the performance of the methacholine challenge test.
Thursday, 13 April 2017
The role of spirometry and forced oscillation technique (FOT) in asthmatic young patients has been investigated in a study published on the European Respiratory Journal.
Tuesday, 14 March 2017
A study on the Journal of Physical Therapy Science investigates how inspiratory and expiratory training can improve cough capacity in stroke patients, which can reduce pulmonary complications.
Friday, 17 February 2017
A useful scientific review has been published in the Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine Journal describing how different physiological/pathological conditions can affect static lung volumes measurement.
Friday, 20 January 2017
ATS/ERS published on the European Respiratory Journal an update to the 2005 technical standards for single-breath carbon monoxide uptake in the lung.
Tuesday, 13 December 2016
An interesting study in the International Journal Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease traces the difficulties to differentiate asthma from COPD.
Monday, 03 October 2016
A new paper published on Chest Journal investigated the role of Single Breath Nitrogen Washout (N2WO) as a marker to evaluate small airway disease in COPD patients.