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British Lung Foundation/United Kingdom Primary Immunodeficiency Network Consensus Statement on the Definition, Diagnosis, and Management of Granulomatous-Lymphocytic Interstitial Lung Disease in
A proportion of people living with common variable immunodeficiency disorders develop granulomatous-lymphocytic interstitial lung disease (GLILD). We aimed to develop a consensus statement on theExpand
Respiratory failure caused by lipoid pneumonia from vaping e-cigarettes
A young female vaper presented with insidious onset cough, progressive dyspnoea on exertion, fever, night sweats and was in respiratory failure when admitted to hospital. Clinical examination wasExpand
Twenty years of SHIELD: decreasing incidence of occupational asthma in the West Midlands, UK?
Introduction Since 2000 a decline in the incidence of occupational asthma (OA) has been reported in the UK and Europe. We aimed to describe and account for trends in the incidence of OA in the WestExpand
The Role of Occupational and Environmental Exposures in the Pathogenesis of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Narrative Literature Review
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a chronic interstitial lung disease characterised by a progressive and irreversible decline in lung function, which is associated with poor long-term survival.Expand
Are therapeutic decisions made on the medical admissions unit any more evidence-based than they used to be?
RATIONALE, AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To determine whether inpatients in a medical admissions unit in a UK district general hospital received evidence-based therapies in 2008. METHODS The diagnoses of andExpand
Clinical Examination Skills
Chapter 1- Overview of taking a history and clinical examination. Chapter objectives. Taking a history e.g. medical, family, drugs, social etc. Consent issues. Clinical examination. Documentation.Expand
Characteristics of hypersensitivity pneumonitis diagnosed by interstitial and occupational lung disease multi-disciplinary team consensus.
INTRODUCTION The causes of hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) in the UK are changing as working practices evolve, and metalworking fluid (MWF) is now a frequently reported causative exposure. We aimedExpand
Understanding health beliefs and behaviour in workers with suspected occupational asthma.
INTRODUCTION Long delays from symptom onset to the diagnosis of occupational asthma have been reported in the UK, Europe and Canada and workers are often reluctant to seek medical help or workplaceExpand
Airline acceptability of CPAP: is relevant information available on airlines' websites?
Occupational exposures and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
  • G. Walters
  • Medicine
  • Current opinion in allergy and clinical…
  • 30 December 2019
PURPOSE OF REVIEW A recent meta-analysis of data from international case-control studies reports a population attributable fraction of 16% for occupational factors in the cause of idiopathicExpand