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Knowledge of primary paediatric care providers regarding attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and learning disorder: a study from Pakistan.
INTRODUCTION Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and learning disorder (LD) remain prevalent globally and are also speculated to have a high occurrence in Pakistan. An early diagnosis andExpand
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Connecting Resident Education to Patient Outcomes: The Evolution of a Quality Improvement Curriculum in an Internal Medicine Residency
As part of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education’s Next Accreditation System, residency programs must connect resident-physician education to improved patient care outcomes.Expand
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Dynamic Hyperinflation Correlates with Exertional Oxygen Desaturation in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
BackgroundDynamic hyperinflation (DH) causes exercise limitation and exertional dyspnea in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Exertional desaturation (ED) also occursExpand
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Orbital aspergillus infection mimicking a tumour: a case report
A 14-year-old male presented to the neurosurgical clinic with swelling just above the right eye which had been growing slowly for the last eight years. The swelling first appeared following aExpand
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Reliable adherence to a COPD care bundle mitigates system-level failures and reduces COPD readmissions: a system redesign using improvement science
Background Readmissions of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have devastating effects on patient quality-of-life, disease progression and healthcare cost. Effective interventions to reduceExpand
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Perinatal outcomes in pregnancy with asthma.
OBJECTIVE To examine the relationship between asthmatic pregnancies and selected maternal and neonatal outcomes in a representative cohort. METHODS A retrospective cohort study was conducted at theExpand
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Update on ultra-long-acting β agonists in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Introduction: For the last two decades, long-acting β agonists (LABAs) have been a cornerstone in the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). They relax airway smooth muscle andExpand
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A Tablet-Based Multimedia Education Tool Improves Provider and Subject Knowledge of Inhaler Use Techniques
BACKGROUND: Although inhaled medications are effective therapies for COPD, many patients and providers use them incorrectly. METHODS: We recruited providers who prescribe inhalers or teach inhalerExpand
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Phosphodiesterase 4 inhibitors for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a review of current and developing drugs
Introduction: Phosphodiesterase (PDE) inhibitors modulate lung inflammation and cause bronchodilation by increasing intracellular cyclic adenosine 3’, 5’-monophosphate in airway smooth muscle andExpand
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Accuracy of chest high-resolution computed tomography in diagnosing diffuse cystic lung diseases
The diffuse cystic lung diseases (DCLDs) are a group of pathophysiologically heterogeneous processes characterised by the presence of multiple, thin-walled, air-filled spaces within the pulmonaryExpand
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